ensign englannista suomeksi
A badge of office, rank, or power.
(quote-book)|The Maid’s Tragedy, Alter’d by Mr Waller||8|The Ensigns of our Power about we bear; / And every Land pays Tribute to the Fair.|url=https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A67336.0001.001/1:3?rgn=div1;view=fulltext
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-1)
The principal flag or banner flown by a ship (usually at the stern) to indicate nationality.
(quote-book)|origdate=a. 120|passage=But Alcibiades swiftly ran up the Athenian ensign on his flagship and bore down on that part of the Peloponnesian fleet which held the advantage and was pursuing the Athenians.
Any prominent flag or banner.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
A junior commissioned officer in the 18th and 19th centuries whose duty was to carry the unit's ensign.
To designate as by an ensign.
(quote-book)|(w)|https://d.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/text/jonson-speeches-at-prince-henries-barriers|passage=HENRY but ioyn’d the Roses, that ensign’d / Particular families, but this hath ioyn’d / The ''Rose'' and ''Thistle'',
To distinguish by a mark or ornament.
To distinguish by an ornament, especially by a crown.
''Any charge which has a crown immediately above or upon it, is said to be ensigned.''