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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

- Pennant may refer to: Pennon (or pennant), a narrow, tapering flag commonly flown by ships at sea Commissioning pennant, the traditional sign of a warship...
- Jermaine Lloyd Pennant (born 15 January 1983) is an English former professional footballer who pla**** as a winger. Pennant made over 350 appearances for...
- navies of Europe and the Commonwealth of Nations, ships are identified by pennant number (an internationalisation of pendant number, which it was called...
- 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...
- 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...
- A pennant is a commemorative flag typically used to show support for a particular athletic team. Pennants have been historically used in all types of...
- The gin pennant (sometimes gin flag or drinking pennant) is a maritime flag. When flown aboard ship, it indicates an open invitation to other ships' officers...
- Household pennant is a quite common Finnish tradition. A household pennant (Finnish: isännänviiri, Swedish: husbondsvimpel) can be flown whenever there...
- Carol "C****" Pennant (born 3 March 1958), is an English writer and former football hooligan. Pennant's mother emigrated from Jamaica while pregnant and...
- The National League pennant winner of a given Major League Baseball season is the team that wins the championship—the pennant—of MLB's National League...
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