American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A ship that carries a fleet or squadron commander and bears the commander's flag.
- n. The chief one of a related group: the flagship of a newspaper chain; the flagship of a line of reference books.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ship which bears the flag-officer of a squadron or fleet, and on which his flag is displayed.
- n. In a maritime fleet, the ship occupied by the fleet's commander (usually an admiral); it denotes this by flying his flag.
- n. The most important one out of a related group.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.) The vessel which carries the commanding officer of a fleet or squadron and flies his distinctive flag or pennant.
- n. the chief one of a related group
- n. the ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag
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