Definition of Flag stop

1. Noun. A small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal.

Definition of Flag stop

1. Noun. A train station at which trains stop only on request. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flag Stop

flag days
flag down
flag flap
flag football
flag of convenience
flag of truce
flag officer
flag officers
flag pole
flag poles
flag rank
flag ranks
flag sign
flag smut
flag smut fungus
flag stop (current term)
flag stops
flag waving
flagellar agglutinin
flagellar antigen

Literary usage of Flag stop

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"... I beg to advise that this company will deliver etone at 50 cents per ton of 2000 pounds fob cars at our flag stop at Quarry, 1% miles south oí St. Paul, ..."

2. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1907)
"Further, the evidence showing that Perry was a flag stop for the train in question (No. 30), this charge required the train to be stopped there, ..."

3. Engineering Preliminaries for an Interurban Electric Railway by Ernest Gonzenbach (1903)
"5 gives the outline of a station and platform suitable for a flag stop of the D, E & F Railway. A small inexpensive structure, 10 ft. x 12 ft., ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"The following signs when placed before the figures of the schedule indicate: "s"—regular stop: "f"—flag stop to receive or discharge passengers or freight: ..."

5. Summary of Statutes of Alabama Affecting Railroad Corporations by George Washington Jones, John Manly Foster, Samuel Lamar Field (1908)
"... be designated as a flag stop or regular stop for all regu- ular passenger trains, provided the Railroad Commissioners of Alabama after taking into ..."

6. Annual Report by Railroad Commission of the State of Florida (1890)
"The Railroad Company can only charge the passenger for the actual number of miles or fraction of a mile which he is carried by it to such flag stop. ..."

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