Bannerol

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bannerol A banderole; esp. a banner displayed at a funeral procession and set over the tomb. See Banderole.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bannerol Same as banderole.
    • n bannerol In England, a banner, about a yard square, borne at the funerals of prominent men, and placed over the tomb. It bears the arms of the ancestors and alliances of the deceased, painted on silk. Also erroneously written banner-roll and banneral.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bannerol ban′ėr-ol Same as Banderol.
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Usage

In literature:

All this I watched, and I observed too that the device upon the bannerols was the head of a white horse.
"The Strolling Saint" by Raphael Sabatini
In the east the red bannerols widened.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
A special train, its locomotive neatly decorated with garlands of flowers and banneroles, conveyed the guests, 150 in number, to Quilpue.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume III" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
At the funeral of Queen Elizabeth we find six bannerolls of alliances on the paternal side and six on the maternal.
"The Flags of the World" by F. Edward Hulme
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