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    Could anyone tell me what the word 'guidon' means?

    Thank you in advance. :P

    Mei

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    gui·don (gi'don', gid'n)
    n.
    A small flag or pennant carried as a standard by a military unit.
    A soldier bearing such a flag or pennant.
    [French, from Old French, from Old Italian guidone, from guidare, to guide, from Old Provençal guidar. See guide.]


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    Dear Host:

    Thank you for your help. :o

    Mei

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    You're welcome. :D
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    Not an everyday word. :D

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