house flag


Definition of house flag

1 : a flag with an emblem denoting a commercial house or line to which a merchant ship belongs
2 : the personal flag of a yacht owner

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First Known Use of house flag

1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“House flag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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