Banneret meaning

băn'ə-rĕt'
A small banner.
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A feudal knight ranking between a knight bachelor and a baron, who was entitled to lead men into battle under his own standard.
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A small banner.
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A knight allowed to lead his men into a battle under his own banner and ranking just above a knight bachelor.
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A noble, knighted feudal lord who has the right to lead his vassals to battle under his own banner.
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A small banner.

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(military, historical) A proposed but unadopted senior commissioned rank of the Royal Air Force equivalent to group captain.
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Origin of banneret

Middle English baneret from Old French banerete diminutive of baniere banner banner