skull and crossbones


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skull and crossbones

alerts consumers to presence of poison; represents death. [Folklore: Misc.]
See: Danger

skull and crossbones

symbolizing mortality; sign on poison bottles. [World Culture: Brewer Dictionary, 1009]
See: Death
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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.
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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.
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Poppy is very excited to be going on holiday, especially when she is given a skull and crossbones scarf to wear.
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