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Definition of Flags
FlagFlag Flag, n. (Zo["o]l.)
One of the wing feathers next the body of a bird; -- called
also flag feather.
Flag Flag, v. t.
To furnish or deck out with flags.
FlagFlag Flag (fl[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flagged; p. pr. &
vb. n. Flagging.] [Cf. Icel. flaka to droop, hang loosely.
Cf. Flacker, Flag an ensign.]
1. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible
bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
As loose it [the sail] flagged around the mast. --T.
2. To droop; to grow spiritless; to lose vigor; to languish;
as, the spirits flag; the streugth flags.
The pleasures of the town begin to flag. --Swift.
Syn: To droop; decline; fail; languish; pine.
Flag Flag (fl[a^]g), v. t.
1. To let droop; to suffer to fall, or let fall, into
feebleness; as, to flag the wings. --prior.
2. To enervate; to exhaust the vigor or elasticity of.
Nothing so flags the spirits. --Echard.
FlagFlag Flag, n. [Icel. flaga, cf. Icel. flag spot where a turf
has been cut out, and E. flake layer, scale. Cf. Floe.]
1. A flat stone used for paving. --Woodward.
2. (Geol.) Any hard, evenly stratified sandstone, which
splits into layers suitable for flagstones. FlagFlag Flag, v. t. [From Flag an ensign.]
1. To signal to with a flag; as, to flag a train.
2. To convey, as a message, by means of flag signals; as, to
flag an order to troops or vessels at a distance.
Flag Flag, v. t.
To lay with flags of flat stones.
The sides and floor are all flagged with . . . marble.
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