Saint George's ensign

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Saint George's ensign a red cross on a white field with a union jack in the upper corner next the mast. It is the distinguishing badge of ships of the royal navy of England; -- called also the white ensign.
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Usage

In literature:

They were answered by hoisting a Saint George's ensign.
"Captain Cook" by W.H.G. Kingston
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