crossbones

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plural noun cross·bones \ˈkrȯs-ˌbōnz\

Definition of crossbones

  1. :  two leg or arm bones placed or depicted crosswise — compare skull and crossbones

1686

First Known Use of crossbones

1686


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crossbones

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noun plural cross·bones \ˈkrȯs-ˌbōnz\

Definition of crossbones for Students

  1. :  two leg or arm bones placed or shown crosswise The pirate's flag bore a skull and crossbones.


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