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St. George’s Cross

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in heraldry, is a Greek cross gules upon a field argent. The field is represented in the Union Jack by a narrow fimbriation. It is the distinguishing badge of the British navy.

St. George’s flag is a smaller flag, without the Union Jack.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sailing under False Colours
Sailing within the Wind or Sailing close to the Wind
Sailor King
Saint
St. Bees College (Cumberland)
St. Cecilia
St. Cuthbert’s Duck
St. Distaff
St. Elmo
St. Francis
St. George’s Cross
St. John Long
St. John’s Eve, St. Mark’s Eve, and Allhallow Even
St. Johnstone’s Tippet
St. Leger Sweepstakes
St. Leon
St. Lundi (La)
St. Michael’s Chair
St. Monday
St. Simonism
St. Stephen’s