gonfalon

December 3, 2008 at 9:35 am (Uncategorized)

gonfalon (n.) – a banner suspended from a crossbar, often with several streamers or tails

“More than a few large homes around Franklin Park or out on the east side even have enormous multistory flags hanging gonfalon-style down over their facades.”

Wallace, David Foster. “The View From Mrs. Thompson’s.” Consider the Lobster. New York: Back Bay Books, 2007. p 129.

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