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  • nounpennant, symbol
  • verbdecline, fall off
  • verbsignal

synonyms for flags

  • banner
  • emblem
  • streamer
  • colors
  • ensign
  • jack
  • pennon
  • standard
  • banderole
  • bannerol
  • burgee
  • gonfalon
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How to use flags in a sentence

At the battle of Bassano, of the five flags wrested from the enemy Lannes captured two with his own hands.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
All the bamboo clappers, cocoanut shells, tin pans, and red flags that could be found were seized and put into use.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
On the line taken by the troops many native householders hoisted white flags to indicate their peaceful intentions.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
On the high ridge running down to the lake the Bacólod fort was clearly seen flying the battle flags of defiance.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
For some distance our road lay through narrow streets or alleys paved with large flags.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
And he concludes with announcing that he sends several flags taken from the enemy.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
In a short time, just as Captain Barry was brought on deck with his wound dressed, their flags came down.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Yet, notwithstanding these engagements, the traffic had been carried on almost entirely under the flags of Portugal and Spain.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The present secretary has courteously sent a photograph of this picture, also of the flags, as an historical contribution.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
As the ships came on, boats put out with flags and carrying men who wore two swords.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
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