Swiss vs Banneret - What's the difference?

swiss | banneret |


As a verb swiss

is to prepare (meat, fabric, etc) by rolling or pounding in order to soften it.

As a noun banneret is

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

swiss

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of, from, or pertaining to Switzerland or the Swiss people.
  • See also

    * Alemannic * Schweizerdeutsch * * Swiss German

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A person from Switzerland or of Swiss descent.
  • Derived terms

    * Swiss Army knife * Swiss Army penknife * Swiss cheese * Swiss dagger * Swiss franc * Swiss German * Swiss roll

    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

    * (l) ----