One example of a rattlesnake flag.Licensed from iStockPhoto
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of several U.S. flags bearing the motto “Don't Tread on Me” and a picture of a rattlesnake, used during the French and Indian War (1754-1763) and the Revolutionary War.