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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: flag of truce(0.01701 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: flag of truce
flag of truce
n : flag consisting of a piece of white cloth that is hoisted to
signal surrender or to ask for a truce [syn: white flag]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Flag of truce
Truce \Truce\, n. [OE. trewes, triwes, treowes, pl. of trewe a
truce, properly, pledge of fidelity, truth, AS. tre['o]w
fidelity, faith, troth. See True.]
1. (Mil.) A suspension of arms by agreement of the commanders
of opposing forces; a temporary cessation of hostilities,
for negotiation or other purpose; an armistice.
2. Hence, intermission of action, pain, or contest; temporary
cessation; short quiet.
Where he may likeliest find
Truce to his restless thoughts. --Milton.
Flag of truce (Mil.), a white flag carried or exhibited by
one of the hostile parties, during the flying of which
hostilities are suspended.
Truce of God, a suspension of arms promulgated by the
church, which occasionally took place in the Middle Ages,
putting a stop to private hostilities at or within certain