Middle English Dictionary Entry

strēmer(e n.
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(a) Naut. A streamer or pennant attached to the mast of a ship and serving as an identification of the vessel or as a signal flag during battles; (b) a streamer on a standard; also, eccl., a pennant used as part of the trappings of an altar or as a processional banner; (c) a trailing garment or part of a garment; -- used iron.; (d) her. a representation of a star.