a blue flag with a white square in the center, designating the letter P in the International Code of Signals, flown by a vessel in port to indicate its imminent departure.
Tales Of The Trains Charles James Lever
The Flag of Distress Mayne Reid
Nick Baba’s Last Drink and Other Sketches George P. Goff
a signal flag of blue with a white square at the centre, displayed by a vessel about to leave port
a plant, Phlox divaricata, of eastern North America, having creeping, rooting stems and mauve flowers.
a variety of the walleye, Strizostedion vitreum glaucum, inhabiting the Great Lakes.
a pill of blue mass, used in medicine chiefly as a cathartic. Historical Examples Birds in the Bush Bradford Torrey
a plate, often decorated with a blue willow pattern, divided by ridges into sections for holding apart several kinds of food. Also called blue plate special. a specially priced main course, as of meat and vegetables, listed as an item on a menu, especially in an inexpensive restaurant. Historical Examples The Third Little Pet Book, […]