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flagpole  n.  A pole used to display a flag.

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"Flagpole" Quotes from Famous Books

... shinning up the ratlins during a squall Jerry mounted to his professional seat. Once he was there McGary's liquids were baffled. He seesawed on the mizzenmast of his craft as safe as a Steeple Jack rigged to the flagpole of a skyscraper. ...
— The Four Million • O. Henry

... through the village and, after walking about half a mile down a country road, they emerged on a green, park-like meadow, at the further side of which stood a neat cottage. Portions of a whale's huge bones dotted either side of the path as ornaments, and in front of the cottage stood a flagpole from which fluttered the Stars and Stripes. The cottage was painted white and was as neat and ship-shape as ...
— The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest • Captain Wilbur Lawton

... handrail. Jenny led the way and Mark followed her until two hundred steps were climbed and they stood on the terrace above. It was fifty yards long and covered with sea gravel. Two little brass cannon thrust their muzzles over the parapet to seaward and the central space of grass about the flagpole was neatly surrounded with a ...
— The Red Redmaynes • Eden Phillpotts

... silent signal on the flagpole had done its work, and Margaret's father and brother arrived from the field. They put their broad straw hats on the roof of the kitchen veranda, and, taking water in a tin basin from the rain barrel, placed it on a bench outside and proceeded to ...
— In the Midst of Alarms • Robert Barr

Words linked to "Flagpole" :   surveyor's instrument, staff, surveying instrument, flagstaff

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