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BLACK FLAG

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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 


BLACK FLAG (noun)


Sense 1black flag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

black flag; Jolly Roger; pirate flag; blackjack

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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