skull and crossbones


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skull and crossbones

n. pl. skulls and crossbones
A representation of a human skull above two long crossed bones, a symbol of death used as a warning label on poisons.
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Avoid having students arrange a skull and crossbones composition.
Produced in the booklet as a block of four as a pane of their own and all designated for first class mail, this is the quartet which includes the notorious 'Jolly Roger' skull and crossbones.
Accessories such as crosses, royalty references such as crowns, coat of arms, skull and crossbones and French fleur-de-lis designs inspired by The Da Vinci Code craze, are brought to life by Mixit and are all the rage in handbags and fashion jewelry.
And flags have been erected next to the mess with a picture of a skull and crossbones and the words: "Beware, selfish dog owner.
Can't see the locals hanging out the skull and crossbones bunting for that one, either.
POSTERS emblazoned with a skull and crossbones claiming an offshore windfarm will "kill" Teesside watersports were unveiled.
The site features over 100 ring styles ranging from flaming skulls (think "Ghost Rider"), to the traditional skull and crossbones, skulls with stones, gothic skulls, animal skulls and more.
The quality is fantastic and this link has meant we have been able to create out own bespoke kits and been involved with the design which has included bringing back the Rhyl Skull and Crossbones logo, the original name of Rhyl''''s football team in the 1870'''' s.
Mr Rimmer, who is a water treatment engineer, said: "Some of the chemicals contain acids and have a skull and crossbones on the bottle.
The outfit, which the Manchester City striker wore arrived at swanky restaurant San Carlo, included furry feminine cuffs - and a giant sequined skull and crossbones on the back, the Sun reported.
Kitted out with eye patches and skull and crossbones flags, the six to 11-year-olds were taught to walk, talk, act and sing like pirates.
And to mark the event Pirate Miffy has been produced, complete with captain's hat or red bandana and striped T-shirt with skull and crossbones.