pirate flag

pirate flag
Roger Rog"er, n. [From a proper name Roger.] A black flag with white skull and crossbones, formerly used by pirates; -- called also {Jolly Roger} and {pirate flag}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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