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A white cloth or flag signaling truce or surrender.
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(Military) a white flag or a piece of white cloth hoisted to signify surrender or request a truce
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an all-white banner or piece of cloth used as a symbol of surrender or truce.Idioms:
hoist, show, or wave the white flag, to give up; yield.
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|Noun||1.||white flag - flag consisting of a piece of white cloth that is hoisted to signal surrender or to ask for a truce|
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
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