Definitions for "Pennon"
Keywords:  lance, flag, streamer, tapering, rcmp
A pennant; a flag or streamer.
A tapering lance flag
A small flag born at the head of a lance. Among other purposes, it originally served to absorb a victim's blood and prevent it from running down the lance and make it too slippery to handle. The Northwest Mounted Police carried red over white lance swallowtail pennons on their great march west in 1874. Such pennons are still used during the RCMP musical ride.
Keywords:  pinion, wing, bird
A wing; a pinion.
wing of a bird
a guidon but half the size ( averaging between eight and three feet) and charged with crests, heraldic and ornamental devices and mottoes