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 St. Francis.St. John Long. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
St. George’s Cross,
in heraldry, is a Greek cross gules upon a field argent. The field is represented in the Union Jack by a narrow fimbriation. It is the distinguishing badge of the British navy.   1
   St. George’s flag is a smaller flag, without the Union Jack.   2

 St. Francis.St. John Long. 

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