A French term for the standard of the Knights Templar. The standard was white on one side and black on the other. Also sometimes called 'beaucĂ©ant.'
Related term(s): Standard; Knights Templar; BeaucĂ©ant
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 54.
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