Origin of flagpole
Also called flagstaff.
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Examples from the Web for flagpole
She described the way she and Igor watched the Donetsk flag go up and down the flagpole in front of their window.Mom and Pop on Ukraine’s Battle Line
June 2, 2014
Then the huddles break, and the 200 or so children join hands in a ring around the flagpole.See You at the Pole: Church Youth Gatherings Raise Legal Questions
January 26, 2012
So he let it stand up stiffly behind him in the shape of a flagpole.The Chinese Fairy Book
Roger thought of his torn flag, flapping in the wind on the top of the flagpole.
The deck was deserted, and he crawled to the extreme end of it, near the flagpole."Captains Courageous"
“Maybe they hung the flagpole in a tree, too,” suggested Pepper, with a grin.The Putnam Hall Champions
Arthur M. Winfield
In the top of the flagpole, bore a hole to fit a small flag.Manual Training Toys for the Boy's Workshop
Harris W. Moore
- a pole or staff on which a flag is hoisted and displayed
- run something up the flagpole to pursue a tentative course of action in order to gauge the reaction it receives
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