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 Colours.Colours Nailed to the Mast (With our), à outrance. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Colours.
 
National colours   1
Great BritainRed and blue.
America, U.S.Stars on blue, white with red stripes.
AustriaRed, white, and red.
BavariaRed
DenmarkRed, with white cross.
FranceBlue, white, and red.
NetherlandsRed, white, and blue.
PortugalBlue and white.
PrussiaWhite.
RussiaWhite, with blue cross.
SpainRed, yellow, and red.
SwedenBlue, with yellow cross.
SwitzerlandRed, with white cross.
 


 Colours.Colours Nailed to the Mast (With our), à outrance. 

 
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