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maple leaf

noun
1.
the national emblem of Canada.

Maple Leaf

noun
1.
a one-ounce gold coin of Canada showing a maple leaf on the reverse: traded for investment or as a collector's item.
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  • I did carry him in one arm, and I did hold a maple leaf over him with the other hand.

    The Story of Opal Opal Whiteley
  • The Canadians have adopted the maple leaf as their national emblem.

    Woodcraft Alan Douglas
  • Each guest, blindfolded, must draw the outline of a maple leaf.

    Suppers Paul Pierce
  • She stooped and picked up a maple leaf, blushed with the rudeness of the frost.

  • On the table is an open prayer-book, between the open leaves of which are an iris and an amaranth and a maple leaf.

    A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai
  • I could see thy lovely face white as the maple leaf, and thou wast leaning against the wall as if ready to swoon.

    "Unto Caesar" Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • This wing is leafy in texture, shaped like a maple leaf, and curved into the shape of a boat.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • After this explanation, the reader will not be surprised at the affection with which I regard the "maple leaf."

British Dictionary definitions for maple leaf

Maple Leaf

noun
1.
the Maple Leaf, the national flag of Canada, consisting of a representation of a maple leaf in red on a white central panel with a vertical red bar on either side
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