Definition of Flagstaffs

1. Noun. (plural of flagstaff) ¹



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Definition of Flagstaffs

1. flagstaff [n] - See also: flagstaff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flagstaffs

flagrance
flagrances
flagrancies
flagrancy
flagrant
flagrantly
flagrate
flagration
flagrations
flagroot
flags
flagship
flagships
flagstaff
flagstaffite
flagstaffs (current term)
flagstaves
flagstick
flagsticks
flagstone
flagstoned
flagstones
flagtail
flagtails
flagworm
flagworms
flail
flail about
flail chest
flail joint

Literary usage of Flagstaffs

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1. Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, for the Use of British Seamen by James Inman (1849)
"In the figure all station flagstaffs from a to I are determined from A and B, and all the intermediate soundings, together with the conspicuous objects C, ..."

2. Plane Trigonometry by Sidney Luxton Loney (1895)
"A and В are two points on the line joining the bases of the flagstaffs and ... The angles of elevation of the tops of the flagstaffs as seen from A are 30° ..."

3. Venice by Grant Allen (1908)
"From the Campanile you may proceed to observe the three great flagstaffs which stand in ... The *bronze bases of these flagstaffs are splendid specimens of ..."

4. Agricultural Engineering: A Text Book for Students of Secondary Schools of by Jay Brownlee Davidson (1913)
"Range Poles or flagstaffs are used to locate points in establishing a line. ... flagstaffs should be placed directly over the points they are to mark, ..."

5. The Young and Field Literary Readers by Ella Flagg Young, Walter Taylor Field (1915)
"Those pagoda-like affairs, decked with sea-shells and streamers of every possible hue, are the judges' stands; and those columns and flagstaffs upon the ice ..."

6. Gurley Manual of Surveying Instruments by Gurley, W. & L. E.,ne oy, N.Y. (1908)
"WOOD AND IRON flagstaffs. We make three sizes of the common wood ... For prices of Leveling-Rods and flagstaffs, see pages 270 and 271 of the Price-List. ..."

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