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/ flæɡz /

plural noun

  1. rare.
    the long feathers on the leg of a hawk or falcon

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Example Sentences

At that point my own red flags went off and I told him, ‘No, I’ll just come to work tomorrow with my hair straightened.

They filed past hoisting homemade flags, university flags, Mexican flags, flags that said “Ayotzi Vive.”

At 10:00 a.m. Thursday, federal police at the airport swarmed a group of 14 teenagers, black flags still rolled up in their hands.

Lorna planted several pin flags, then we continued cruising.

Islamists stood next to communists waving Palestinian flags and hurling insults at Israeli officials.

At the battle of Bassano, of the five flags wrested from the enemy Lannes captured two with his own hands.

All the bamboo clappers, cocoanut shells, tin pans, and red flags that could be found were seized and put into use.

On the line taken by the troops many native householders hoisted white flags to indicate their peaceful intentions.

On the high ridge running down to the lake the Bacólod fort was clearly seen flying the battle flags of defiance.

For some distance our road lay through narrow streets or alleys paved with large flags.


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