- the national emblem of Canada.
- 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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Examples from the Web for maple leaf
The first change of the maple-leaf is to scarlet; the next, to yellow.
I can get a kiss for a maple-leaf, and a wife by giving a nod.John Brown
Captain R. W. Campbell
So when the Maple-leaf looked down, she smiled up at him and said, "Good-morning."The Story Hour
Nora A. Smith
There is a maple-leaf, I think, upon their shoulder straps, and a British brigade is glad enough to have those maples beside them.War's Brighter Side
Little Gray Squirrel, crying into his maple-leaf handkerchief as though his very heart would break!Father Thrift and His Animal Friends
Joseph Charles Sindelar
- 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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