Irish pennant

variants: or Irish pendant

Definition of Irish pennant

: a loose untidy object about a ship or naval installation especially : the end of a line left hanging loose or out of place

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First Known Use of Irish pennant

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Irish pennant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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