Pennant may refer to:

  • Pennon (or pennant), a narrow, tapering flag commonly flown by ships at sea:
    • Pennant (commissioning), the traditional sign of a warship, flown from its masthead while the ship is in commission
    • Broad pennant, flown from the masthead of a Royal Navy ship to indicate the presence of a commodore on board
    • Pennant (church), flown by navies during services on board ships
    • Pennant Measures, a stratigraphic division of the South Wales Coal Measures and including the Pennant Sandstone
  • Pennant number, a number used to identify ships by the modern Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth

Pennant may also refer to:

  • Vympel, Russian for Pennant, A Spetznas unit specialised in infiltration and assassination.
  • Pennant (sports), a commemorative flag displayed or flown by a league-winning team
    • Pennant race, the race to clinch the league or division title in a regular baseball season
  • A reference to the pennant-shaped "No Passing Zone" prohibitory traffic sign found in the United States
  • The common name for the Genus of dragonfly known as Celithemis
  • Flag and pennant patterns in technical analysis of a stock market chart

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Famous quotes containing the word pennant:

    They are preparing to begin again:
    Problems, new pennant up the flagpole
    In a predicated romance.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)