broad pennant

noun

Definition of broad pennant

: a flag with a gradual taper ending in a broad swallowtail with the ratio of breadth in the hoist to length in the fly conspicuously greater than in the long pennant especially : such a flag flown by a commodore in a navy — compare broad command pennant, burgee command pennant, command pennant

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“Broad pennant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broad%20pennant. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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