Meaning of “the Jolly Roger” in the English Dictionary

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"the Jolly Roger" in British English

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the Jolly Rogernoun [ S ]

uk /ˌdʒɒl.i ˈrɒdʒ.ər/ us /ˌdʒɑː.li ˈrɑː.dʒɚ/

the black flag with a picture of bones on it that was traditionally used on a ship belonging to pirates

(Definition of “the Jolly Roger” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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