from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A piece of cloth attached to a staff and used as a standard by a monarch, military commander, or knight.
- noun The flag of a nation, state, or army.
- noun A piece of cloth bearing a motto or legend, as of a club.
- noun A headline spanning the width of a newspaper page.
- adjective Unusually good; outstanding.
- transitive verb To supply with banners.
- transitive verb To give a banner headline to (a story or item) in a newspaper.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The piece of cloth, attached to the upper part of a pole or staff, which in former times served as the standard of a sovereign, lord, or knight, after which he and his followers marched to war, and which served as a rallying-point in battle; hence, the flag or standard of a country, army, troop, etc.; a standard or ensign.
- noun In heraldry, a square flag which in the middle ages was the ensign of a knight banneret.
- noun An ensign or flag bearing a badge or emblem, as of a society or order, and borne in processions.
- noun Figuratively, anything displayed as a profession of principles.
- noun See ensign, flag, pennon, and standard.
- noun In botany, the vexillum or upper petal of a papilionaceous flower. Also called the standard.
- noun One of eight divisions into which the Manchus are marshaled, each with distinguishing flag or banner.
- Leading or foremost in regard to some particular cause or matter, such as giving the largest majority to a political party, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle.
- noun A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
- noun Any flag or standard.
- noun (Zoöl.) a large fish of the genus Histiophorus, of the Swordfish family, having a broad bannerlike dorsal fin; the sailfish. One species (
Histiophorus Americanus) inhabits the North Atlantic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
flagor standardused by a military commander, monarchor nation.
- noun Any large
sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.
- noun A large piece of
silkor other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
- noun By extension, a
causeor purpose; a campaignor movement.
- noun journalism The title of a
newspaperas printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.
- noun Internet, television A type of
advertisementin a web pageor on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.
- noun heraldry The
principal standardof a knight.
- noun A person etc. who bans something.
Exceptional; very good.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any distinctive flag
- noun a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
- adjective unusually good; outstanding
- noun long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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