skull and crossbones
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Yes, Byrd—dead four-and-a-half years now—was a Kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan.Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Later that night, that same black-and-red banner would be seen again—in the column of marchers chanting for dead cops.
The kids are out of school, Mom is out of get-up-and-go, Dad is out of work.
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for skull and crossbones
Medical definitions for skull and crossbones
n. pl. skulls and crossbones
Cultural definitions for skull and crossbones
A picture or outline of a human skull and two crossed arm or leg bones. Pirate ships are supposed to have used the skull and crossbones on their flags. (See also Jolly Roger.)