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Definition of "battle-flag" [battle-flag]

  • A military flag; a flag carried in battle. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "battle-flag" in a sentence
  • "Their officers kept their men from firing, however, but meanwhile a single-handed contest had begun behind me, for on looking back I heard a Confederate soldier demanding my battle-flag from the color-bearer, thinking, no doubt, that we were coming in as prisoners."
  • "This is not to say that ideas about race, and other racial memes weren't propagated there, your example of the "battle-flag" was a good one."
  • "“Note the black flag of Islam, the battle-flag of jihad, flying over the White House on the placard at left” as well as the words!"