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Dictionary entry overview: What does black flag mean?
• BLACK FLAG (noun)
The noun BLACK FLAG has 1 sense:
1. a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
Familiarity information: BLACK FLAG used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("black flag" is a kind of...):
flag (emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design)
Meronyms (parts of "black flag"):
skull and crossbones (emblem warning of danger or death)
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