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. The others show the Royal Navy's White Ensign; Britain's Union Flag - better known as the Union Jack - and the ensign of the Chief of the Defence Staff.
Costa Flores exports 400 boxes of such cut flowers a day, half to the U.S., but before they're airshipped the flowers are hand-washed in a big vat of pesticides, marked with a crude skull and crossbones.
Ceramic jar pine-incense cone Skull and crossbones label
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.
Although we would prefer good copies, if you send us an original that you wish returned, please include your name and full postal address.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.
Who wouldn't smile at the sight of a ship's flag carrying the images of a tomato and a pair of leeks in place of the skull and crossbones? The themes challenge stereotypes, celebrate the triumph of the underdog, commend good actions over bad, and show how buried treasure comes in unlikely forms.
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.