Flagstaff

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a town in north central Arizona

a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised

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One was hoisted up to the gaff of the flagstaff, and the other was placed on the wide veranda.
Have some brought from the reserve," said Napoleon, and having gone on a few steps he stopped before Prince Andrew, who lay on his back with the flagstaff that had been dropped beside him.
With Betteredge's help, I soon stood in the right position to see the Beacon and the Coast-guard flagstaff in a line together.
Nor was there any drawback on my little turret bedroom, beyond there being such a very thin ceiling between me and the flagstaff, that when I lay down on my back in bed, it seemed as if I had to balance that pole on my forehead all night.
Beside it was a bare flagstaff, and underneath it a man, his hat drawn down and the collar of his overcoat turned up.
It was bitterly cold, for the fierce gusts of the storm which swept round the turret drove in through every unimpeded way, whistling at the sharp corners and singing round the trembling flagstaff.
Crowds composed of both sexes and nearly all ages were frisking about the garden or sitting in the open air in front of the flagstaff and the temple, drinking wine and coffee or smoking.
Whether he stood still, leaning with both hands on the flagstaff, or, bearing it upon his shoulder, paced slowly up and down, the careful arrangement of his poor dress, and his erect and lofty bearing, showed how high a sense he had of the great importance of his trust, and how happy and how proud it made him.
Accordingly, the great fire-horse was "let out" from Flagstaff to Winslow, till a division superintendent protested.
There was probably not a knight of all the Round Table com- bination who would not rather have died than been caught carrying such a thing as that on his flagstaff.