Variant of ensign
- a badge, symbol, or token of office or authority
- a flag or banner; specif., a national flag, as one displayed on a ship
- Brit. Army, Historical a commissioned officer who served as standard-bearer
Origin: after Fr enseigne de vaisseau, ship's ensign, midshipmanU.S. Navy a commissioned officer of the lowest rank, ranking just below a lieutenant junior grade
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French enseigne ; from Classical Latin insignia: see insignia
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