Banner vs Banneret - What's the difference?

banner | banneret |


As nouns the difference between banner and banneret

is that banner is banner while banneret is a noble, knighted feudal lord who has the right to lead his vassals to battle under his own banner.

banner

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A flag or standard used by a military commander, monarch or nation.
  • Any large sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.
  • The mayor hung a banner across Main Street to commemorate the town's 100th anniversary.
  • A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
  • By extension, a cause or purpose; a campaign or movement.
  • They usually make their case under the banner of environmentalism.
  • (journalism) The title of a newspaper as printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.
  • (Internet, television) A type of advertisement in a web page or on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.
  • (heraldry) The principal standard of a knight.
  • A person etc. who bans something.
  • An administrative subdivision in .
  • Derived terms

    * banner roll

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Exceptional; very good.
  • It is a banner achievement for an athlete to run a mile in under four minutes.
    1965 was a banner year for the company; it produced a million widgets for the first time.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1853 , author=New-Hampshire Missionary Society , title=Annual Report of the Trustees of the New Hampshire Missionary Society, Volumes 50-57 , volume=53 citation , page=16 , magazine=Annual Report of the Trustees of the New Hampshire Missionary Society , publisher=Steam power press of McFarland & Jenks , passage=The year just closed has been the banner year for New-Hampshire Home Missions. The amount raised for the cause is $505,38 more than ever was raised before in any one year. }}

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    banneret

    English

    Alternative forms

    * bannerette (banner only)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A noble, knighted feudal lord who has the right to lead his vassals to battle under his own banner
  • A small banner.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (military, historical) A .
  • * 1936 , The Periodical (), volumes 21–22, page 67
  • A list of new titles was manufactured as follows: Ensign'', ''Lieutenant'', ''Flight-Leader'', ''Squadron-Leader'', ''Reeve'', ''Banneret''''', ''Fourth-Ardian'', ''Third-Ardian'', ''Second-Ardian'', ''Ardian'', ''Air Marshal''. [â€ĤO]ne may regret “' Banneret ”, which has a flavour and associations, more especially as the leader of a formation in the air went into battle flying a streamer which formed a rallying mark as did the banner of the knight for his vassals.
  • A civil officer in some Swiss cantons.
  • Synonyms

    * (lord) (l)

    See also

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