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Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

N.

1 the flag of a regiment or ship.

2 a national flag.

3 the armed forces of a country, as symbolized by its flag: he was null...

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colours

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 176 words.

In English folklore, the main significant colours are black, white, red, green, and to a lesser

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colours

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 133 words.

Mention of colours is infrequent in both OT and NT. Hebrews were not interested in aesthetics as were Greeks in

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colours

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 133 words.

Mention of colours is infrequent in both OT and NT. Hebrews were not interested in aesthetics as were Greeks in

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colours

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 104 words.

nail (or pin) your colours to the mast declare openly and firmly what you believe or favour.

sail under

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<p>Colours</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 506 words.

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for

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<p>Colours</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 565 words.

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for

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<p>Colours</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 505 words.

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for

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<p>Colours</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 562 words.

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for

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<p>Colours</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 528 words.

I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for

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colours

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 173 words.

the name by which the national flag flown by a ship at sea is known. ‘What colours does it fly?’

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