pirate flag

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Noun1.pirate flag - a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black backgroundpirate flag - 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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The Steamship Sir Walter Scott sailed with the skull and crossbones pirate flag.
A PIRATE flag flown by a British submarine with marks showing enemy ships sunk is up for sale...at a price of PS5,000.
"I've got a few things to replace it though, including a pirate flag."
A black pirate flag showing a skull and crossbones is traditionally known as a what?
Conwy Pirate Weekend A pirate wedding and a pirate flag parade are among events today.
So it is ironic that those flying the pirate flag on Brexit's dinghy always aim to shock us with spurious figures about the cost of Europe, while they offer precious little detail about who exactly their little corner of the British Isles would trade with.
That night, she raises a pirate flag above the facility, and bungee-jumping brigands abscond with a host of children, Peter included.
It is dominated by a custom made driftwood cabin bed complete with a pull-up pirate flag. Any small buccaneer will be delighted with the sea-faring portal leading to a nautical inspired ensuite.
However, The Pirate Bay website showed signs of life after it appeared with a huge waving pirate flag and a code.
And the pirate flag flies high, ready to keep sailing and importing Trader Joe's goods from the U.S.
It was first used as pirate flag around 1700 and quickly became popular with pirates, who designed their own version of the flag, e.g.