from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The list of admirals or flag officers of a navy.


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  • In the traditional simplicity of seamen there is more than a tradition; for the inhabitants of a ship are a small island community in which grown men live and accept a glorified version of life at a public school until they reach the flag-list, or are shot out into the world on a pension that is inadequate for its enjoyment.

    The Tragic Bride Francis Brett Young 1919


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