Definition of Flagging

1. Noun. Flagstones collectively. "There was a pile of flagging waiting to be laid in place"




2. Adjective. Weak from exhaustion.
Exact synonyms: Drooping
Similar to: Tired

3. Noun. A walk of flagstones. "The flagging in the garden was quite imaginative"
Generic synonyms: Paseo, Walk, Walkway

Definition of Flagging

1. n. A pavement or sidewalk of flagstones; flagstones, collectively.

2. a. Growing languid, weak, or spiritless; weakening; delaying.

Definition of Flagging

1. Verb. (present participle of flag) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flagging

1. a type of pavement [n -S] - See also: pavement

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagging

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flagellum
flagellums
flageolet
flageoletist
flageoletists
flageolets
flagfish
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flagger
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flagging (current term)
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flagitation
flagitious
flagitiously
flagitiousness
flagless
flaglet
flaglets
flaglike
flagman

Literary usage of Flagging

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1. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"Buildings and Premises—Abutting Sidewalk, flagging, and Curbstone to Be Free from Obstructions and Nuisances—Nuisances Prohibited. (Res. Bd of II. ..."

2. Cases on the Law of Torts by Francis Hermann Bohlen (1915)
"The part of this structure lying straight between the doors and the roadway was flagging, so that it was not necessary to walk upon the gratings in order to ..."

3. Municipal and Sanitary Engineer's Handbook by Henry Percy Boulnois (1892)
"Natural asphalte, compressed and mastic. (2.) Yorkshire flagging—Caithness flagging, etc. etc. (3.) Blue lias, and Devonian limestone flagging, slates, etc. ..."

4. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1898)
"flagging Stones in the Lower Pleasanton Shales.— The Lower Pleasanton shales also carry large quantities of excellent flagging stone which is extensively ..."

5. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference-book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"The breaking loads in tons of 2000 Ibs., for a weight placed at the centre of the space, will be as follows : bd" bd* Bluestone flagging 744 Dorchester ..."

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