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Yellow flag   /jˈɛloʊ flæg/   Listen
Yellow flag

noun
1.
Common yellow-flowered iris of Europe and North Africa, naturalized in United States and often cultivated.  Synonyms: Iris pseudacorus, yellow iris, yellow water flag.






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"Yellow flag" Quotes from Famous Books



... with him all the Crawley children. The whole thing had been arranged; the groom and his wife were to be taken into the house, and the big bedroom across the yard, usually occupied by them, was to be converted into a quarantine hospital until such time as it might be safe to pull down the yellow flag. They were about half-way on their road to Hogglestock when they were overtaken by a man on horseback, whom, when he came up beside them, Mr. Robarts recognized as Dr. Arabin, Dean of Barchester, and head of ...
— Framley Parsonage • Anthony Trollope

... the fateful yellow flag was flying over the house, and all arrangements had been made. Caroline was to do the necessary cooking, and Charles was to bring the food and leave it in the yard. Old Giles Blewett was to come every day and attend to the stock, as well ...
— Further Chronicles of Avonlea • Lucy Maud Montgomery

... large yellow flag with TEMPLE CAMP on it, and Roy thought of this as being the best means of identifying the boat for anyone who might be watching for it along ...
— Tom Slade at Temple Camp • Percy K. Fitzhugh



Words linked to "Yellow flag" :   sword lily, flag, fleur-de-lis, iris



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