Definition of Soft flag
1. Noun. Reed maces of America, Europe, North Africa, Asia.
Generic synonyms: Cattail
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Literary usage of Soft flag
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1. County Reports and Maps: Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan Counties by George Perry Grimsley (1916)
"... soft, flag sandstone and shales 27 Cream-buff dolomite, fine-grained, with white quartz seams 15 Buff, calcareous sandstone 86 Greenish shaly sandstone, ..."
2. County Reports and Maps: Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan Counties by George Perry Grimsley (1916)
"... soft, flag sandstone and shales 27 Cream-buff dolomite, fine-grained, with white quartz seams 15 Buff, calcareous sandstone 36 Greenish shaly sandstone, ..."
3. The Kalpa Sutra, and Nava Tatva: Two Works Illustrative of the Jain Religion by Bhadrabāhu, John Stevenson (1848)
"It was lucky to behold, and had its soft flag moved backward and forward by a gentle wind, and, though vast in size, yet of a form attractive to the ..."
4. A New Pronouncing Spelling Book, and Concise Expositor of the English by James M'Donald (1815)
"... s. fuel Fii e lock, s. a gui> Firm ness, s. stability Fit-ness, s. that is meet Flab by, a. soft Flag 011, s. vessel to drink out p*-/ Flag gy, a. ..."
5. Fire Effects Information System: User's Guide by William C. Fischer, Melanie Miller, Cameron M. Johnston, Jane K. Smith (1998)
"Introductory Information SPECIES: Typha latifolia COMMON NAMES : common cattail, cattail, broad-leaved cattail, soft flag « < Enter Return to Continue, ..."
6. Lippincott's Pocket Medical Dictionary: Including the Pronunciation and by Ryland W. Greene (1897)
"Weak and soft. Flag. See Calamus. Fla'gellate cell (flaj'c-let). A cell having flagella for propulsion. Flagellant (fle-jel'um). A long, slender, whip-like ..."
7. The Construction of Roads, Paths, and Sea Defences: With Portions Relating by Frank Latham (1903)
"... even when specially selected, often wears unevenly, so that a soft flag wearing away more quickly than a harder one causes a pool of water. ..."