from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The black and white standard of the Knights Templar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The black and white standard of the Knights Templars.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The flag of the order of the Templars, half black and half white, and bearing the inscription, “Non nobis, Domine, non nobis, sed no-mini tuo da gloriam.”
French beaucéant. (Wiktionary)
One reason I've been intrigued with the Templars aside from their fascinating history since I first started looking into the origins of chess is because of the battle flag they adopted early on in their formation: the "beauseant."