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Definition of Pennant

Pennant

  1. A small flag; a pennon. The narrow, / long, pennant (called also whip or coach whip) is a long, narrow piece of bunting, carried at the masthead of a government vessel in commission. The board pennant is an oblong, nearly square flag, carried at the masthead of a commodore's vessel.
  2. A rope or strap to which a purchase is hooked.

Pennant Quotations

If your man is a sports enthusiast, you may have to resign yourself to his spouting off in a monotone on a prize fight, football game or pennant race.
Marilyn Monroe

No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club. One which bunches two pennants is a good club. But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness.
John McGraw

Just give me 25 guys on the last year of their contracts; I'll win a pennant every year.
Sparky Anderson

And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time.
Carl Yastrzemski

It's hard to win a pennant, but it's harder to lose one.
Chuck Tanner
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Pennant Translations

pennant in German is Wimpel, Stander
pennant in Swedish is vimpel
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