Latin word for the banner-bearers in *miracle plays. When such plays were put on in the streets, these banner-bearers would go ahead and banns were read announcing the subject of the scenes to follow. [< Lat. vexillum = a standard]

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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