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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WHITE FLAG

The French had just got possession of Cadiz, as we got in, and we found the white flag flying.

At last, O'Shane's boat was seen returning—but no white flag!

This time she was floating on the surface and carrying a white flag.

I gave orders to raise the white flag; tell me, why do they continue firing?

Why do they continue to fire, General, when I have given orders to hoist the white flag?

It was too much for flesh and blood; a white flag was hoisted.

With the furling of the white flag they were enemies once more.

While he was there came a new summons from Bentivoglio, a messenger with a white flag.

They had hoisted the white flag on their churches, and were ready to fight, but they had no leader.

To avoid a massacre of his troops, Quetineau hoisted the white flag.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WHITE FLAG

surrender

noungiving up; resignation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.