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house flag Syllabification: house flag

Definition of house flag in English:


A flag indicating the company that a ship belongs to.
Example sentences
  • In 1935 she was bought by ‘the flying bug line ‘, the Alexander Shipping Line, which used a busy bee on its blue house flag.’
  • The house flag is a point of pride for the crew and a distinguishing characteristic for the ship.
  • The website disclaimer says that most of the companies whose house flags are shown there are gone out of business.
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