from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See storm-signal.
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The storm-flag of the Empire is now going to wave over nations and oceans; the sun is going to shine on a great slaughter ....
From the flag-pole of the Ottawa they could see the square red storm-flag with the black centre standing out like a piece of tin.
A faint colour, softer than the storm-flag which had fluttered there a minute before, rose to her cheeks; her lips began to tremble.
By noon of three hundred days a year, straight from the wild pass to the west, there comes sweeping down a gale that would snap the stoutest flag-staff into flinders, and that whips even a storm-flag threadbare in a few brief weeks.
'Spring is coming,' said the old sergeant that morning, as he hoisted the storm-flag; it's getting wildlike. '
The air was chilly, and a fine rain was falling, the afterpiece of the equinoctial; the wet storm-flag hung heavily down over the fort on the height, and the waves came in sullenly.
The little white fort, too, began to assume its winter manners; the storm-flag was hoisted; there were evening fires upon the broad hearth-stones; the chaplain, having finished everything about
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