Very's night signals

plural noun
variants: or less commonly Very night signals

Definition of Very's night signals

: a system of signaling in which balls of red and green fire are fired from a pistol and their arrangement in groups denotes numbers having a code significance

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History and Etymology for Very's night signals

after Edward W. Very †1910 American naval officer

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“Very's night signals.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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