from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An ensign; a banner.
- noun One of the tails of the forked pennon. See
- noun Eccles.:
- noun 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
- noun The cloth or offertorium in which a lay person brought bread for the offertory.
- noun 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.
- noun 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.
- noun 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.
- noun 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.
- noun A church banner or vexillum. Also
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A peculiar striped scarf worn by the pope at mass, and by eastern bishops.
- noun A maniple.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun informal Elements introduced by
fanswhich are not in the official canonof a fictional world but are widely believed to be or treated as if canonical.
- noun A
vestmentreserved only for the Popefor use during a pontificalMass.
- noun 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.
- noun A
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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.
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In the time of Innocent III the liturgical vestments numbered seventeen, the fanon, that is the papal amice, not being included among these.
She immediately started naming the ways that Ten 2 was not very interested in Rose ... and her fanon then made HIM the "true Doctor."
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.
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.