church pennant


Definition of church pennant

: a pennant flown on a ship during church service, in the U.S. Navy being white with a blue Latin cross and flown above the ensign

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First Known Use of church pennant

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of church pennant was in 1862

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“Church pennant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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