Old Glory
noun Date: 1862 the flag of the United States

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Old Glory — ☆ Old Glory n. the flag of the United States * * * a popular name for the US flag, first used by William Driver, a ship’s captain from Massachusetts, in 1831. See also Stars and Stripes, Star Spangled Banner. * * * …   Universalium

  • Old Glory — n [U] AmE informal the flag of the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Old Glory — noun singular AMERICAN INFORMAL the flag of the United States …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Old Glory — ► NOUN US informal ▪ the US national flag …   English terms dictionary

  • Old Glory — ☆ Old Glory n. the flag of the United States …   English World dictionary

  • Old Glory — For other uses, see Old Glory (disambiguation). Flag of the United States Old Glory is a common nickname for the flag of the United States, bestowed by William Driver, an early nineteenth century American sea captain. However, it also refers… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Glory — noun the national flag of the United States of America • Syn: ↑American flag, ↑Stars and Stripes, ↑Star Spangled Banner • Hypernyms: ↑flag * * * noun [noncount] : the flag of the United States * * * ˌOld ˈGlory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old Glory — noun The flag of the United States. Well, weve got to do something to celebrate. We havent got a flag, we cant float Old Glory proudly out the window. So Im going to wear this, as an emblem. Syn: stars and stripes …   Wiktionary

  • Old Glory — N UNCOUNT People sometimes refer to the flag of the United States as Old Glory. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • Old Glory — Old′ Glo′ry n. gov Stars and Stripes …   From formal English to slang

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