The obscure word of the week is gonfalon

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThere are a million individual words in English. Most of them are quite obscure and deserve better attention than they get. This week’s word is…

Gonfalon – a noun meaning a pennant hung on a crossbar. Thought to be of sixteenth century Italian origin.

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word. Go on. You know you want to…

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9 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is gonfalon

  1. Within my first year of trade I had already produced five gonfalon’s for the 7th Earl of Grantham’s estates yet still I was aghast when the butler’s office of Balmoral Castle phoned to consult on the potential updating of all of the gonfalon’s for the house of Windsor.

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