union jack

noun

Definition of union jack

1 : a jack consisting of the union of a national ensign
2 capitalized U&J : the state flag of the United Kingdom consisting of the union of the British national ensign

Examples of union jack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021 Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021 Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021 Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021 Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021 Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021 Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021 Patches on their uniforms displayed a union jack and a swastika. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 26 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of union jack

1674, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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24 Jun 2021

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“Union jack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/union%20jack. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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