a carrying the or the commander of a fleet, squadron, or the like, and displaying the officer’s .
the main vessel of a shipping company.
any of the best or largest ships or airplanes operated by a passenger line.
the best or most important one of a group or system:
This store is the flagship of our retail chain.
being or constituting a flagship.
a ship, esp in a fleet, aboard which the commander of the fleet is quartered
the most important ship belonging to a shipping company
a single item from a related group considered as the most important, often in establishing a public image: the nine o’clock news is the flagship of the BBC
1670s, ship bearing an admiral’s flag, from flag (n.) + ship (n.). Figurative use by 1933.
: and not one damn word in the nation’s flagship papers
The most imposing constituent; premier specimen: This car’s the flagship of the line (1955+)
noun, Furniture. 1. a seat woven from reeds, rushes, or iris leaves.
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of cereals and other grasses, characterized by stripes of black spores on the affected leaves and stems, which later dry up and become shredded, caused by several smut fungi of the genus Urocystis.
[flag-stad; Norwegian flahg-stah] /ˈflæg stæd; Norwegian ˈflɑg stɑ/ noun 1. Kirsten Marie [kur-stuh n muh-ree;; Norwegian khish-tuh n mah-ree-uh,, khir-stuh n] /ˈkɜr stən məˈri;; Norwegian ˈxɪʃ tən mɑˈri ə,, ˈxɪr stən/ (Show IPA), 1895–1962, Norwegian operatic soprano. /ˈflæɡstæd; Norwegian ˈflaksta/ noun 1. Kirsten (ˈçirstən). 1895–1962, Norwegian operatic soprano, noted particularly for her interpretations of Wagner
[flag-staf, -stahf] /ˈflægˌstæf, -ˌstɑf/ noun, plural flagstaves, flagstaffs. 1. . [flag-staf, -stahf] /ˈflægˌstæf, -ˌstɑf/ noun 1. a city in central Arizona. About 6900 feet (2100 meters) high. n. 1610s, from flag (n.) + staff (n.). The settlement in Arizona, U.S., so called for a July 4, 1876, celebration in which a large flag was flown […]