flag float

flag float

[′flag ‚flōt]
(engineering)
A pyrotechnic device that floats and burns upon the water, used for marking or signaling.
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He also wrote the President's proclamation: "Let the National Flag float over every school house in the country.
He offers tour packages that include concerts on a stage built around a 60-foot-long American Flag float used in three Inaugural Parades.
Four other floats in the collection also participated in past Inaugural Parades including a 60-foot long American Flag float, a Colonial Soldier, a saxophone-playing band of pelicans, and a 100-foot train.
my absolute loneliness, and my last flag floats over the last rampart
Tonight the American flag floats from yonder hill or Molly Stark sleeps a widow