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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

A sailor on her deck began to swing his arms in the curious semaphore language of the sea.
She flung wild arms of a semaphore signalling national events.
M. Chappe, the inventor of the semaphore, tried about the year 1790 to introduce a synchronous electric telegraph, and failed.
One instant I saw the banker toss his arms like a semaphore; the next we were overborne.
"Capital idea—semaphore—clever fellow, Jack," shouted Brand.
As he looked at her he remembered how apt Miss Short's description of her had been: "the girl with the semaphore eyes."
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
By the significant irony of Fate, even the old-time semaphore that should have signaled her was abandoned and forgotten.
The train stopped at a junction semaphore and she heard Bucks' voice on the observation platform.
THE DAUGHTER OF A MAGNATEFRANK H. SPEARMAN
And it isn't as if you were at all good at Semaphore or Morse either.
Must have knowledge of signaling and of semaphore code or International alphabet (p. 75), writing 32 letters per minute.

WORDS RELATED TO SEMAPHORE

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