Definition of Skull and crossbones

1. Noun. Emblem warning of danger or death.

Group relationships: Black Flag, Blackjack, Jolly Roger, Pirate Flag
Generic synonyms: Emblem



Definition of Skull and crossbones

1. Noun. An outline of a human skull and two crossed bones; a symbol of death traditionally used on the Jolly Roger, but now used as a warning on poisons. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skull And Crossbones

skulduggerous
skulduggery
skulk
skulked
skulker
skulkers
skulking
skulkingly
skulkings
skulks
skull
skull-and-crossbones
skull and crossbones (current term)
skull base
skull base neoplasms
skull cap
skull caps
skull fracture
skull neoplasms
skull practice
skull session
skullcapped
skullcaps
skullcup

Literary usage of Skull and crossbones

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1. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1905)
"A few of the many that were clean bore ordinary " skull and crossbones,' but I noticed none with tools. Probably of early date is the slab, 4J feet long, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1905)
"A few of the many that were clean bore ordinary " skull and crossbones,' but I noticed none with tools. Probably of early date is the slab, 44 feet long, ..."

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