165. Flags


semaphore
any of various types of signaling systems using flags, mechanical arms, etc. — semaphorist , n. semaphoric, semaphorical , adj.
telelograph
a modified version of the semaphore, introduced at the end of the eighteenth century.
vexillary
a standard bearer.
vexillology
the study of flags and flag design. — vexillologist, n. vexillological, adj.
vexillum
1 . a military Standard or banner carried by ancient Roman troops.
2 . the men serving under such a banner.

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