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Definitions of ensigns in various dictionaries:
noun - a person who holds a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard
noun - an emblem flown as a symbol of nationality
noun - colors flown by a ship to show its nationality
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|a flag or standard, especially a military or naval one indicating nationality.|
|Plural form of ensign.|
|Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ensign.|
|A flag or standard, especially a military or naval one indicating nationality.|
|The lowest rank of commissioned officer in the US and some other navies, above chief warrant officer and below lieutenant.|
An ensign is the national flag flown on a vessel to indicate citizenry. The ensign is the largest flag, generally flown at the stern (rear) of the ship while in port. The naval ensign (also known as war ensign), used on warships, may be different from the civil ensign (merchant ships) or the yacht ensign (recreational boats). Large versions of naval ensigns called battle ensigns are used when a warship goes into battle. The ensign differs from the jack which is flown from a jackstaff at the bow of a vessel.|
* In its widest sense, an ensign is just a flag or other standard. The European military rank of ensign, once responsible for bearing a unit's standard (whether national or regimental) derives from it (in the cavalry the equivalent rank was cornet, named after a type of flag). In contrast, the Arab rank of ensign, liwa, derives from the command of a unit or units with an ensign, not the carrier of such a unit's ensign, and is a general officer. In Arab armies, "ensign" is a unit title