king's color

noun, often capitalized K&C

Definition of king's color

  1. 1 :  a union jack carried on the right of the regimental color by most British regiments —used when the British monarch is a king

  2. 2 :  a white ensign bearing the royal cipher used on ceremonial occasions by the Royal Navy —used when the British monarch is a king

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