A flag; a banner; a standard; esp., the national flag, or a banner indicating nationality, carried by a ship or a body of soldiers; -- as distinguished from flags indicating divisions of the army, rank of naval officers, or private signals, and the like.
A signal displayed like a standard, to give notice.
Sign; badge of office, rank, or power; symbol.
Formerly, a commissioned officer of the army who carried the ensign or flag of a company or regiment.
A commissioned officer of the lowest grade in the navy, corresponding to the grade of second lieutenant in the army.
To designate as by an ensign.
To distinguish by a mark or ornament; esp. (Her.), by a crown; thus, any charge which has a crown immediately above or upon it, is said to be ensigned.
ensign in French is fanion
ensign in German is Flagge, Fahne
ensign in Norwegian is fenrik, flagg, merke
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