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  • n. Plural form of burgee.


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  • The two tents stood there, with the little burgees flapping idly in the morning breeze.

    The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island

  • In some of the Rotterdam canals the barges are so packed that they lie touching each other, with their burgees flying all in the same direction, as the vanes of St. Sepulchre's in Holborn cannot do.

    A Wanderer in Holland

  • The yacht will be called Camper and will carry the burgees of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and the Real Club Nautico de Palma. ' USA Latest News

  • The yacht will be called Camper and will carry the burgees of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and the Real Club Náutico de Palma. USA Latest News

  • Club burgees on the shrouds and American flags off the stern, Scandone went out in style ... USA Latest News

  • Owen had fitted up for himself, because there was plenty of room in the big house, and every fellow he knew had some kind of a den in which he could keep his boyish treasures, in the way of foreign postage stamp albums, photos taken by himself connected with outings he had been on, college flags and burgees, and well, just such traps as the average boy liked to see around him when he's out of school, and settling down to read a favorite book.

    The Chums of Scranton High Hugh Morgan's Uphill Fight

  • Close on his heels the others also pushed into the room on the second floor, transformed into a genuine boy's den by pictures of healthy sport on the walls, besides college burgees, fishing tackle, a bass of three pounds that had been beautifully stuffed by Hugh himself to commemorate a glorious day's sport; and dozens of other things dear to the heart of a youth who loved the Great Outdoors as much as he did.

    The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey

  • A short deck at the prow and poop serve, the one to carry the fighting-men and trumpeters and yardsmen, and to provide cover for the four guns, the other to accommodate the knights and gentlemen, and especially the admiral or captain, who sits at the stern under a red damask canopy embroidered with gold, surveying the crew, surrounded by the chivalry of "the Religion," whose white cross waves on the taffety standard over their head, and shines upon various pennants and burgees aloft.

    The Story of the Barbary Corsairs

  • The three motor boats were ready in the water, with burgees flying and looking as spic and span as human energy could make them.

    Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise or, The Dash for Dixie

  • Light skiffs and neat well-appointed sailing boats were darting hither and thither along the surface of the glancing waters; and farther out, at a distance of about a mile from the shore, some half-a - dozen or more yachts of various rigs and tonnage were lying at anchor, with their club burgees gaily fluttering in the breeze, and most of them with mainsail hoisted, or with other preparations actively going forward toward getting under weigh for a day's cruise.

    The Missing Merchantman


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