Jolly Roger


Jolly Roger
Synonyms and related words:
Dannebrog, Old Glory, Star-Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes, Union Flag, Union Jack, and blue, banderole, banner, banneret, black flag, blue ensign, bunting, burgee, coachwhip, colors, ensign, flag, gonfalon, gonfanon, guidon, house flag, jack, long pennant, merchant flag, national flag, oriflamme, pennant, pennon, pennoncel, red, red ensign, royal standard, signal flag, standard, streamer, swallowtail, tricolor, vexillum, white

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  • Jolly Roger — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Típica Jolly Roger Jolly Roger es el nombre que recibe la bandera tradicional de los piratas de Europa y América. La más conocida es la negra con una calavera cruzada por huesos en blanco. Sin …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jolly Roger — n [singular] [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: jolly + the male name Roger] a black flag with a picture of bones on it, used in the past by ↑pirates = ↑skull and crossbones …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jolly Roger — n. [ JOLLY + Roger, pirate flag < ROGER1] Historical a black flag of pirates, with white skull and crossbones …   English World dictionary

  • Jolly Roger — Roger Rog er, n. [From a proper name Roger.] A black flag with white skull and crossbones, formerly used by pirates; called also {Jolly Roger} and {pirate flag}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jolly Roger — ► NOUN ▪ a pirate s flag with a white skull and crossbones on a black background. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • Jolly Roger — The Jolly Roger is the name given to any of various flags flown to identify a ship s crew as pirates. [Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition 1989, under Roger, n.2.4 records the first usage as: 1785 GROSE Dict. Vulgar T. s.v. Roger, Jolly… …   Wikipedia

  • Jolly Roger — Schwarze Flagge: ein Totenkopf, darunter zwei gekreuzte Knochen; die bekannte Flagge des Piraten Edward England Der Jolly Roger oder „die Piratenflagge“ ist die schwarze Flagge von Piratenschiffen. Sie wird, in Anlehnung an den britischen Union… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jolly Roger — Drapeau pirate Pour les articles homonymes, voir Drapeau noir. Le Jolly Roger Dans l’imagerie traditionnelle, le drapeau pirate est un drapeau noir orné d’une tête de m …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jolly Roger — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Jolly Roger : singular Jolly Roger plural Jolly Rogers a black flag with pictures of bones on it, used in the past by pirates …   English dictionary

  • Jolly Roger — noun a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship • Syn: ↑black flag, ↑pirate flag, ↑blackjack • Hypernyms: ↑flag • Part Meronyms: ↑skull and crossbones * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jolly Roger — noun the traditional flag used on European and American pirate ships; often pictured as a white skull and crossbones on a black field; the blackjack The Hispaniola still lay where she had anchored; but, sure enough, there was the Jolly Roger the… …   Wiktionary