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noun 
  1. (context, heraldry, archaic) A flag, banner, standard or ensign.
    • 1719: w:Daniel Defoe, Daniel Defoe, w:Robinson Crusoe, Robinson Crusoe
    • : I got all things ready as he had directed, and waited the next morning with the boat washed clean, her and pendants out, and everything to accommodate his guests..
adjective 
  1. very old
Etymology: From ancienOld French, ancien "old", from anteLatin, ante "before". Cf. antique.


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