from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a blue flag with a white square in the center, used as a signal for sailing, to recall boats, etc. It is a corruption of blue repeater, one of the British signal flags.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, a blue flag having a white square in the center, hoisted at the fore royalmasthead of merchant vessels as a signal that the ship is ready to sail, to recall boats, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a blue flag with a white square in the center indicates that the vessel is ready to sail
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