noun, plural flag·staves, flag·staffs.
- flagstad, kirsten,
- flaherty, robert joseph,
Origin of flagstaff
Examples from the Web for flagstaff
I could see a thunderhead boiling up above Flagstaff, Arizona, 350 miles to the west.Sky Wars: Richard Branson’s Rival in the Great Space Race|Tom Sykes|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2010, in what it says was the first such effort by a U.S. utility, APS placed panels on 125 homes in Flagstaff—for no charge.
The Flagstaff fire, though a trifling 300 acres, threatened Boulder and activated a top-level fire team.Colorado Blazes Remind Us That National Policy on Fire Needs a Fix|Stephen J. Pyne|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We buried him near the flagstaff and put up a board bearing the inscription "Jack."Canadian Wilds|Martin Hunter
Then his eyes suddenly fell on the flagstaff astern and he let out a yell of delight.The Pirates of Shan|Harold Leland Goodwin
In the midst of this battle, a British cannon ball cut Fort Moultrie's flagstaff in two, and brought down the flag.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
Then the American colors were run up the flagstaff in front of the Hall, and the guns of the fort responded to the signal.
She cried a little, and put by her dress, and to soothe herself went out to sit for a while on the summit of the Flagstaff Rock.Dracula's Guest|Bram Stoker