color-bearer
noun Date: 1800 one who carries a color or standard especially in a military parade or drill

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  • color-bearer — [kul′ər ber΄ər] n. the person assigned to carry the colors, or flag, as in a parade or ceremony * * * …   Universalium

  • color-bearer — [kul′ər ber΄ər] n. the person assigned to carry the colors, or flag, as in a parade or ceremony …   English World dictionary

  • color bearer — noun the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑standard bearer • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine …   Useful english dictionary

  • color-bearer — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one that carries a color or standard especially in a military parade or drill …   Useful english dictionary

  • color-bearer —   Lawe hae …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • color sergeant — noun a sergeant in a color guard who carries one of the colors (Freq. 3) • Hypernyms: ↑sergeant * * * noun 1. : a sergeant in a color guard who carries one of the colors 2. : a Salvation Army soldier appointed as a flag bearer * * * a sergeant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • color detail — honor guard of soldiers and a flag bearer (used during ceremonial occasions) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • color-sergeant — n. Ensign, standard bearer …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Standard bearer — Standard Stand ard ( [ e]rd), n. [OF. estendart, F. [ e]tendard, probably fr. L. extendere to spread out, extend, but influenced by E. stand. See {Extend}.] 1. A flag; colors; a banner; especially, a national or other ensign. [1913 Webster] His… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • standard-bearer — noun 1. an outstanding leader of a political movement • Hypernyms: ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑pol, ↑political leader 2. the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle • Syn: ↑color bearer …   Useful english dictionary

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