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A flag bearing the emblem of a pirate ship, especially one featuring a white skull and crossbones on a black field.
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(Nautical Terms) the traditional pirate flag, consisting of a white skull and crossbones on a black field
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Jol′ly Rog′er(ˈrɒdʒ ər)
a flag flown by pirates, having a white skull and crossbones on a black field.
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|Noun||1.||Jolly Roger - a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship|
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
skull and crossbones - emblem warning of danger or death
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