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- noun A small
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A drum and drummer; a gong with a melodious sound; a clarionet played by an old and accomplished musician, rivalling in its strains that beautiful instrument the bagpipe; a man bearing a wooden painted slab on a pole, on this was an inscription; a banner looking like a composition of rags; a white flaglet; fifteen matchlockmen; fifteen bowmen; the Dompa of
Outside the former a little scarlet flaglet fluttered, its double point showing that the general officer who sported it claimed divisional rank, -- a quaint claim at this period of the war, when lieutenant-generals were parading the theatre at the head of little _paarde kommandos_  three to four hundred strong.