(also broad pendant)
Definition of broad pennant in English:
A short swallow-tailed pennant distinguishing the commodore’s ship in a squadron.
- The 1865 regulations also modified the broad pennant, which was now to display a single white star.
- Commodores display their single planet on a broad pendant with the black field of the RMN Ensign.
- Commodore Harwood transferred his broad pendant to the Ajax and the Exeter sailed for Port Stanley to carry out urgent repairs.
Definition of broad pennant in:
- British & World English dictionary
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