Also called flag. a flat slab used especially for paving.
flagstones, a walk, terrace, etc., paved with flagstones.
rock, as sandstone or shale, suitable for splitting into flagstones.
a hard fine-textured rock, such as a sandstone or shale, that can be split up into slabs for paving
a slab of such a rock
1730, from flag (n.2) “flat, split stone” + stone (n.).
adjective With the taxi meter not started: a flag-up ride (1960s+ Cabdrivers)
[flag-wey-ver] /ˈflægˌweɪ vər/ noun 1. a person who signals by waving a flag. 2. an enthusiastic, demonstrative patriot. 3. a song or musical number intended to arouse patriotic fervor. noun
[flag-wey-ving] /ˈflægˌweɪ vɪŋ/ noun 1. an ostentatiously emotional display of patriotism or factionalism. noun 1. (informal)
[fleyl] /fleɪl/ noun 1. an instrument for threshing grain, consisting of a staff or handle to one end of which is attached a freely swinging stick or bar. 2. a similar instrument used as a weapon of war. verb (used with or without object) 3. to beat or swing with or as if with a […]