Admiralty flag


Definition of Admiralty flag

  1. :  a British sea flag of red with an anchor and cable in yellow in the center

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Origin and Etymology of admiralty flag

so called from its being flown on boats carrying members of the Board of Admiralty

First Known Use: 1755

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