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  • n. Plural form of gonfalon.

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Examples

  • So most buildings usually cover up these tacky tanks with cheap-ass tacky materials that end up looking like huge shipping crates from which these greedy developers hang their huge "NOW RENTING" gonfalons.

    Who Are You? #2

  • When first we had seen it we had gazed upon a sea of radiance pierced with lanced forests, swept with gigantic gonfalons of flame; we had seen it emptied of its fiery mists — a vast slate covered with the chirography of a mathematical god; we had seen it filled with the symboling of the Metal Hordes and dominated by the colossal integrate hieroglyph of the living City; we had seen it as

    The Metal Monster

  • The aircar landed before the main gates; the four alighted to be met by six youthful heralds carrying gonfalons and twenty musicians pumping forth a frantic fanfare on their bruehorns.

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  • Around the loaded buffets, under the glitter of the antique chandeliers, beside the magnificent collection of Rol Star gonfalons, the banter played back and forth.

    Trullion: Alastor 2262

  • The whole scene of the court jars upon a true feeling; we seem to be reading about some emperor of history, who admits his son to a share in the empire, who confers on him a considerable jurisdiction, and requires officials, with "standards and gonfalons," to bow before him.

    Harvard Classics Volume 28 Essays English and American

  • Presidio, and in the distance Tamalpais rears its friendly bulk, a dark blue shadow against a cerulean mantle, crowned at times with filmy gonfalons of cloud like a color print by Hokusai.

    Fascinating San Francisco

  • I must be careful to avoid those veteran masturbators marching heroically under the gonfalons of virginity.

    Fantazius Mallare A Mysterious Oath

  • And moss veils like banners of a marching host of Titans; pennons and bannerets of the sunset; gonfalons of the Jinn; webs of faery; oriflammes of elfland!

    The Moon Pool

  • Then the alligator leaves his winter ooze, and the widening "O" of the ripple which his gar-like nose makes, travels slowly across the sullen ponds, where the pendant gonfalons of the mosses kiss their imaginary duplicates, hanging head downward in the red water.

    Carolina Chansons Legends of the Low Country

  • The whole scene of the court jars upon a true feeling; we seem to be reading about some emperor of history, who admits his son to a share in the empire, who confers on him a considerable jurisdiction, and requires officials, with “standards and gonfalons, ” to bow before him.

    John Milton (1859)

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