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Noun: flagpole  'flag,pówl
  1. Surveying instrument consisting of a straight rod painted in bands of alternate red and white each one foot wide; used for sightings by surveyors
    - range pole, ranging pole
  2. A tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
    - flagstaff

Derived forms: flagpoles

Type of: staff, surveying instrument, surveyor's instrument

Encyclopedia: Flagpole