Definition of Flagpole

1. Noun. Surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors.




2. Noun. A tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised.
Exact synonyms: Flagstaff
Generic synonyms: Staff

Definition of Flagpole

1. Noun. A tall pole up which one or more flags may be raised and flown. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flagpole

1. a pole on which a flag is displayed [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagpole

flagitate
flagitation
flagitious
flagitiously
flagitiousness
flagless
flaglet
flaglets
flaglike
flagman
flagmen
flagon
flagons
flagperson
flagpersons
flagpole (current term)
flagpoles
flagrance
flagrances
flagrancies
flagrancy
flagrant
flagrantly
flagrate
flagration
flagrations
flagroot
flags
flagship
flagships

Literary usage of Flagpole

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"But it is said that it was simply a matter of conjecture whether the bolt which struck Floral Hall and shattered the flagpole was the bolt which set the ..."

2. Land Magnetic Observations: 1905/10- by Louis Agricola Bauer, John Adam Fleming, Harlan Wilbur Fisk, Samuel Jackson Barnett, Harald Ulrik Sverdrup (1912)
"The flagpole on the cupola of the brick hotel is in true bearing 88° 12'.0. ... The following true bearings were determined: flagpole on Saskatoon Brewery, ..."

3. American Electrical Cases: Being a Collection of All the Important Cases by William Weeks Morrill, Frank Bixby Gilbert, Austin B. Griffin (1896)
"It is said that it was simply a matter of conjecture whether the bolt which struck Floral Hall and shattered the flagpole was the bolt, which set the fire ..."

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