Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ensign; a banner.
- n. One of the tails of the forked pennon. See pennon.
- n. Eccles.:
- n. The cloth in which the deacon in the ancient or early medieval church received the oblations; the cloth with which the subdeacon or acolyte held the holy vessels; the offertorium, sindon, or offertory-veil. See patener.
- n. The cloth or offertorium in which a lay person brought bread for the offertory.
- n. A napkin or cloth held in the deacon's hand or hung over his arm; a napkin or handkerchief used by the priest or celebrant at mass; a mappula or maniple. Fanon is a frequent name for maniple from the ninth to the sixteenth century.
- n. A cloth or veil formerly worn on the neck and shoulders, or on the head also, by a celebrant at the eucharist; the amice in its older form. The Syro-Jacobites still use an ornament of this kind.
- n. A similar veil or hood formerly worn in the Western Church by a prelate under his crown or miter; the head-dress or veil, formerly called orale, and still worn by the pope at solemn pontifical celebrations. This is an oblong piece of white silk gauze, ornamented with gold, blue, and red stripes. It is first put upon the head like a hood, descending on the shoulders. After assumption of the chasuble, it is thrown back, and rests upon the upper part of that vestment.
- n. One of the lappets, pendants, or infulæ of a miter. They are apparently derived from or formed a part of the veil or hood once worn by prelates.
- n. A church banner or vexillum. Also fannel.
- n. In surgery, a splint formerly used in fractures of the thigh and leg, consisting of a cylinder of straw, usually laid round a stick bound by cord or ribbon. Under it, next to the limb, was placed the false fanon, a compress of linen in many folds.
- n. A vestment reserved only for the Pope for use during a pontifical Mass.
- n. Part of a bishop's mitre. They are the tabs extending down from the mitre, often with a cross near the end of each. See lappet.
- n. A maniple.
- n. informal Elements introduced by fans which are not in the official canon of a fictional world but are widely believed to be or treated as if canonical.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A peculiar striped scarf worn by the pope at mass, and by eastern bishops.
- n. A maniple.
- Blend of fan and canon (Wiktionary)
“This is partially an exercise in fanon, in other words.”
“There are a couple other inaccuracies too, specifically regarding wands and potions brewing; some potions (in fanon, anyway, dunno about canon) require spells to be cast over them, etc.”
“It's called fanon—fan-generated canon—and it's still a controversial notion to the priesthood at Lucasfilm.”
“It's not what trekkers solemnly regard as Star Trek canon, it's called fanon, a tapestry of new plots and back stories endlessly embroidered by fans.”
“In the time of Innocent III the liturgical vestments numbered seventeen, the fanon, that is the papal amice, not being included among these.”
“Handy is a blank slate which fanon has run with and scribbled all over ... but if we pick him up right there on the beach where we left him ... he's one frowning and discontented fella.”
“I think there have been too many cases of fanon telling us she is not.”
“She immediately started naming the ways that Ten 2 was not very interested in Rose ... and her fanon then made HIM the "true Doctor.”
“Wookieepedia is fairly trustworthy; we strictly prohibit any fan-made information, i.e. “fanon.””
“Okay, okay, this is speculative, but COME ON, PEOPLE, in my fanon Leila Maturin totally shook hands with Robert Louis Stevenson, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Elephant Man.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘fanon’.
Names of articles of clothing and paraphernalia worn by or pertaining to the clergy in former and modern times. Trappings, uniforms, call them what you will. Because the term dog collar, once-remov...
variegated armadillos and other asundry bands and stripes
Words that have meaning (or new meaning) because of fandom.
A list of words whose meanings I am learning, either because a) I don't know the meaning b) I know the meaning, but could stand to better appreciate certain inflections or secondary meanings or c) ...
for the same
Master Rahl guide us.
Master Rahl teach us.
Master Rahl protect us.
In your light we thrive.
In your mercy we are sheltered.
In your wisdom we are humbled.
fanfic slang, hacker jargon, Internet memes etc. that amuse me—mainly ones I might wish to incorporate as natural in my own writing
This way lies madness.
Looking for tweets for fanon.