royal standard

noun

Definition of royal standard

: an emblem of royal authority that is usually a flag or square banner smaller than the national flag specifically : a flag bearing the arms of England quartered with those of Scotland and Ireland used as a naval flag of command or as evidence of the actual presence of the sovereign in a palace or castle or on board a ship

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“Royal standard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/royal%20standard. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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