Royal Standard


  1. a flag bearing the arms of the British sovereign, flown only when she (or he) is present

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Fly a Union flag when custom dictates it should be the Royal Standard?

As tradition dictates, the Royal Standard flies there only when the sovereign is in residence.

Before Dallas, the Kennedys had Hollywood star-power and New England pluck, not the Royal Standard flying in Hyannis Port.

The Duke embarked on board his state barge from one of the stairs, and the royal standard was immediately hoisted at the bow.

There the royal standard was hoisted, there the King held his levees, and there business of State was transacted.

Fast by the royal standard, o'erlooking all the war, Lars Porsena of Clusium sat in his ivory car.

Twice was the ensign carrying the royal standard thrown down from the enemy's works, and twice remounted.

Before him went the priest, carrying the crucifix, as he had done in the late battle, and next to him was the royal standard.


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