ensign : Idioms & Phrases

Ensign bearer

  • one who carries a flag; an ensign.
Webster 1913

Saint George's ensign

  • a red cross on a white field with a union jack in the upper corner next the mast. It is the distinguishing badge of ships of the royal navy of England; called also the white ensign. Brande & C.
Webster 1913

White ensign

  • . See Saint George's ensign, under Saint.
Webster 1913