American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of banderole.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as banderole.
- n. In England, a banner, about a yard square, borne at the funerals of prominent men, and placed over the tomb. It bears the arms of the ancestors and alliances of the deceased, painted on silk. Also erroneously written banner-roll and banneral.
- n. Alternative form of banderole.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A banderole; esp. a banner displayed at a funeral procession and set over the tomb. See banderole.
“Close in the rear of the resistless herd then charged the lancers of Paez, with the terrible black bannerol fluttering in the van.”
“Like his men, he wears a motley garb, -- part Spanish uniform, part costume of the Llanos; and he leans upon a lance, decorated with a black bannerol, which has carried death already to innumerable Loyalist hearts.”
“The leader's bannerol bears the device of a red bull," he answered promptly.”
“He was clad in mail and leather, and from his lance fluttered the bannerol bearing the Borgia arms, which had announced his quality to”
“On the fifth baimerol was also the defunct's arms, impaled with the arms of Margaret his second wife, daughter of Ellis Barlow, Esq - On the sixth bannerol was impaled, with the arms of the defunct, the arms of Mary his third wife, daughter of Sir George Cotton, Knt. vice chamberlain to King Ed. VI.”
“On the sixth bannerol was impaled, with the arms of the defunct, the arms of Mary his third wife, daughter of Sir George Cotton, Knt. vice chamberlain to King Ed. VI.”
“Earl of Wanvick and Salisbury - The second bannerol was of George LordStanlcy andStrange, i the son and heir of the said Thomas, impaled I with the arms of Jane his wife, daughter and heir of John Lord Strange of Knockin.”
“On the lifth bannerol was also the defunct's arms, impaled with the arms of Margaret his second wife, daughter of Ellis Barlow, Esq.”
“The third bannerol was the arms of Thomas, the second Earl of Derby of that name, Lord Stan* • ley, Strange, and of Man, impaled with the arms of Anne his wife, daughter of Edward Lord Hastings, and sister to George Lord Hastings, the first Earl of Huntingdon of that name.”
“And on the outside of them, about the said "ehariot, rode six other esquires, their hoods on tbdr heads, their horses trapped, each of them bearing a bannerol, not only of the defunct's amis, bat also the arms of such noble houses whereof he was descended, viz. the arms cf Tho - mas, first Earl of Derby of that name.”
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