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to communicate by means of such devices as lights or signs

to become limp, as from loss of freshness

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a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc

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a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device

flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

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stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones

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a conspicuously marked or shaped tail

communicate or signal with a flag

provide with a flag

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droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

decorate with flags

become less intense

References in classic literature ?
We saw two men come with flags, making the place ready.
The units of that vast and varied population bought and learnt what had happened; there had been a fight and New York had hoisted the white flag.
After the smashing of the City Hall and Post-Office, the white flag had been hoisted from a tower of the old Park Row building, and thither had gone Mayor O'Hagen, urged thither indeed by the terror-stricken property owners of lower New York, to negotiate the capitulation with Von Winterfeld.
whispered Rose, as the little troop marched slowly by to the muffled roll of the drums, every flag and sword held low, all the little heads uncovered, and the childish faces very sober as the leafy shadows flickered over them.
That's a graveyard, and it's proper to muffle the drums and lower the flags as we go by, and we'd better take off our hats, too; it's more respectable, I think.
living, at least unless death had struck Barbicane and his two friends since they had hoisted the flag.
Sigg judged it expedient to transfer her to the Siamese flag.
The first morning the new flag floated over the stern of the Nan-Shan Jukes stood looking at it bitterly from the bridge.
Barnaby had been gazing at his flag, and looked vacantly from his questioner to Hugh.
If she's not here to see, it's because I've provided for her, and sent half-a-dozen gentlemen, every one of 'em with a blue flag (but not half as fine as yours), to take her, in state, to a grand house all hung round with gold and silver banners, and everything else you please, where she'll wait till you come, and want for nothing.
He of the green gaban, on hearing this, looked in all directions, but could perceive nothing, except a cart coming towards them with two or three small flags, which led him to conclude it must be carrying treasure of the King's, and he said so to Don Quixote.
By this time the cart with the flags had come up, unattended by anyone except the carter on a mule, and a man sitting in front.
Nor can ordinary objects be seen clearly enough: hence the institution of banners and flags.
Gongs and drums, banners and flags, are means whereby the ears and eyes of the host may be focused on one particular point.
Well, I make Assorted Flutters for flags and bunting, and a superior grade of Rustles for ladies' silk gowns.