Flagpole

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flagpole

[′flag‚pōl]
(engineering)
A single staff or pole rising from the ground and on which flags or other signals are displayed; on charts the term is used only when the pole is not attached to a building.

Flagpole

A pole on which a flag, banner, or emblem may be raised and displayed; may be self-supporting or attached to a building.

flagpole

A pole on which a flag, banner, or emblem may be raised and displayed.