Streamer
Streamer Stream"er, n. 1. An ensign, flag, or pennant, which floats in the wind; specifically, a long, narrow, ribbonlike flag. [1913 Webster]

Brave Rupert from afar appears, Whose waving streamers the glad general knows. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. A stream or column of light shooting upward from the horizon, constituting one of the forms of the aurora borealis. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

While overhead the North's dumb streamers shoot. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) A searcher for stream tin. [1913 Webster]

4. (Journalism) a banner. [PJC]


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