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Convoy pennant
Convoy pennant Con"voy pen"nant A white pennant with red border, carried : (a) Forward on all vessels on convoy duty. (b) Alone by a senior officer present during evolutions or drills, when it commands ``Silence.' (c) Over a signal number, when it refers to the signal number of an officer in the Annual Navy Register.
Distinguishing pennant
Distinguishing Dis*tin"guish*ing, a. Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else; distinctive; peculiar; characteristic. The distinguishing doctrines of our holy religion. --Locke. Distinguishing pennant (Naut.), a special pennant by which any particular vessel in a fleet is recognized and signaled. --Simmonds.
Maurolicus Pennantii
Argentine Ar"gen*tine, n. [Cf. F. argentin, fr. L. argentum silver.] 1. (Min.) A siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of lime, having a silvery-white, pearly luster, and a waving or curved lamellar structure. 2. White metal coated with silver. --Simmonds. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A fish of Europe (Maurolicus Pennantii) with silvery scales. The name is also applied to various fishes of the genus Argentina. 4. A citizen of the Argentine Republic.

Meaning of Pennant from wikipedia

- up pennant or pennon in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Pennant may refer to: Pennon (or pennant), a narrow, tapering flag Commissioning pennant, the...
- Jermaine Lloyd Pennant (born 15 January 1983) is an English former professional footballer who pla**** as a winger. Pennant made over 350 league appearances...
- The commissioning pennant (or masthead pennant) is a pennant (also spelled "pendant") flown from the masthead of a warship. The history of flying a commissioning...
- Carol "C****" Pennant (born 3 March 1958), is an English writer and former football hooligan. Pennant's mother emigrated from Jamaica while pregnant and...
- A church pennant is a pennant flown to indicate that a religious service is in progress. It is flown on ships and establishments (bases). The French Navy...
- A pennant is a commemorative pennon typically used to show support for a particular athletic team. Pennants have been historically used in all types of...
- Thomas Pennant (27 June [O.S. 14 June] 1726 – 16 December 1798) was a Welsh naturalist, traveller, writer and antiquarian. He was born and lived his whole...
- A broad pennant is a triangular swallow-tailed naval pennant flown from the masthead of a warship afloat or a naval headquarters as**** to indicate the...
- Household pennant is a quite common Nordic and Scandinavian tradition. A household pennant (Finnish: isännänviiri; Swedish: vimpel; Norwegian: vimpel;...
- Major League Baseball (MLB) season, one American League (AL) team wins the pennant, signifying that they are the league's champion and have the right to play...