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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.