house flag

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house%20flag. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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