strike (one's) flag

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strike (one's) flag

To lower the flag on a ship in a show of surrender. Captain, they've struck their flag! We've won!
See also: flag, strike
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1829-1835); commander of the Mediterranean Squadron (1838-July 1841); died in Philadelphia February 13, 1843, uttering, "I strike my flag.