American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Nautical A blue flag with a white square in the center, flown to signal that a ship is ready to sail.
- From the fact that it represents the letter P in the International Code of Symbols. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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how blue is used
I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
Edit: I started ma...
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For stuff to simply reside.
idea lifted from a talkboard thread that'll probably be gone by the time you read this. Does jack-knife count? Guy-rope oughtn't.
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