a southern African plant, Schizostylis coccinea, of the iris family, having tubular red flowers.
- Also called Kaffir lily.
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How to use crimson flag in a sentence
The least said, the soonest mended, and let us all go to the game with a crimson flag in each hand to wave for the winners.Brenda, Her School and Her Club | Helen Leah Reed
In full view of all was the crimson flag with the crescent, and beneath its waving folds was the long-lost rear column.In Darkest Africa, Vol. 1; or, The quest, rescue and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria | Henry Morton Stanley
Most of them bore the crimson flag flying at their peak, and on coming closer, a crescent and sword were visible on the flags.
He lifted his arm as if the flappings of The crimson flag were blows in his face.Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Complete | Gilbert Parker
On the sea was a fine boat, with silken sails and a crimson flag.Little Folks (November 1884) | Various