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

Thank you in advance. :p

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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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Not an everyday word. :D
 
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