noun the national flag of the United States of America
Old Glory; Star-Spangled Banner; Stars and Stripes.
noun a flag that leads troops into battle
noun a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
black flag; Jolly Roger; blackjack.
the flag of a pirate, often bearing in white a skull and crossbones; a signal of defiance.
noun a common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers; root formerly used medicinally
noun one of an international code of flag signals used between ships
noun the first flag of the Confederate States of America
Stars and Bars.
the cat-tail (Typha latifolia), the long leaves of which are placed between the staves of barrels to make the latter water-tight.
(Bot.), a plant of the genus Gladiolus; called also sword lily.
a coarse of broom, originally made of flags or rushes.
noun the captain of a flagship
Flag captain, Flag leutenant
etc., special officers attached to the flagship, as aids to the flag officer.
noun commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777
verb signal to stop
Let's flag down a cab--it's starting to rain
The policeman flagged down our car
flag of truce
noun flag consisting of a piece of white cloth that is hoisted to signal surrender or to ask for a truce
flag of truce.
Flag of truse
a white flag carried or displayed to an enemy, as an invitation to conference, or for the purpose of making some communication not hostile.
noun a senior naval officer above the rank of captain
the commander of a fleet or squadron; an admiral, or commodore.
noun the rank of a flag officer
the root of the sweet flag.
the flag officer's share of prize money.
noun smut affecting leaves and stems of cereals and other grasses
flag smut fungus
noun a smut fungus causing a smut in cereals and other grasses that chiefly affects leaves and stems and is characterized chains of sori within the plant tissue that later rupture releasing black masses of spores
(Railroad), a station at which trains do not stop unless signaled to do so, by a flag hung out or waved.
noun a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal
whistle stop; way station.
noun an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions
noun an extreme bellicose nationalist
jingoist; patrioteer; hundred-percenter; jingo; chauvinist.