Definition of Flagship

1. Noun. The chief one of a related group. "It is their flagship newspaper"

Generic synonyms: Thing



2. Noun. The ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag.
Generic synonyms: Ship

Definition of Flagship

1. n. The vessel which carries the commanding officer of a fleet or squadron and flies his distinctive flag or pennant.

Definition of Flagship

1. Noun. In a maritime fleet, the ship occupied by the fleet's commander (usually an admiral); it denotes this by flying his flag. ¹

2. Noun. The most important one out of a related group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flagship

1. a ship bearing the flag of a fleet [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagship

flagperson
flagpersons
flagpole
flagpoles
flagrance
flagrances
flagrancies
flagrancy
flagrant
flagrantly
flagrate
flagration
flagrations
flagroot
flags
flagship (current term)
flagships
flagstaff
flagstaffite
flagstaffs
flagstaves
flagstick
flagsticks
flagstone
flagstoned
flagstones
flagtail
flagtails
flagworm
flagworms

Literary usage of Flagship

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Calendar of Letters and State Papers Relating to English Affairs: Preserved by Great Britain Public Record Office, Archivo General de Simancas (1899)
"Don Alonso de Leyva reinforced the latter, and our flagship, which was then in the midst of the main squadron, sailed to the support of those ships of the ..."

2. The Miscellaneous Writings of John Fiske: With Many Portraits of Illustrious by John Fiske (1902)
"After passing ford's danger the fort with thirty-two shots in her hull and rigging, the flagship was now exposed to her greatest danger. ..."

3. My Year of the Great War by Frederick Palmer (1915)
"XXX ON THE FLEET flagship The "grande dames" of the fleet —The boarding —Nelson's heritage— Guardians of the peace of the seas — Sir John Jellicoe — The ..."

4. The Great War of 189- by Philip Howard Colomb, John Frederick Maurice, Frederic Natusch Maude, Archibald Forbes, Charles Lowe, David Christie Murray, Francis Scudamore (1893)
"ON BOARD THE flagship. ACCEPTANCE OF THE ENGLISH TERMS BY THE RUSSIAN AND FRENCH ADMIRALS. THE change was sudden and unexpected enough when we found ..."

5. To Mexico with Scott: Letters of Captain E. Kirby Smith to His Wife by Ephraim Kirby Smith, Robert Matteson Johnston (1917)
"Major Scott says: " Give my best respects to your wife, and tell her we are going on the flagship and shall take the first battery ! ..."

6. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"It is evident that he has found only the names of two, the ' Christopher' and the ' Edward;' the latter of which was what we may call the King's flagship in ..."

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