flag of truce
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They sent forward a flag-of-truce, and demanded the instant surrender of the stockade.
We were expecting almost hourly to be put on a flag-of-truce boat.
If we turned for the left it would be for the flag-of-truce boat; if to the right, it meant an indefinite stay in prison.
Shortly after the fighting ceased, Colonel Ellet sent the ram Lioness, under a flag-of-truce, to demand the surrender of the city.
But when the flag-of-truce party reached the "Horn o' Plenty" they found not a corsair there!The Bee-Man of Orn and Other Fanciful Tales|Frank R. Stockton