Keywords: flag, premiership
As a Noun
1. A piece of coloured cloth which can be attached to a pole and which is used as a sign, signal, or symbol of something, especially of a country. English = flag, premiership.
2. A championship competition held among a number of sports clubs. English = premiership.
3. An archaic colloquial sign associated with the direct translation of the Australian English idiom 'to have the flags out' meaning 'to menstruate' and, by extension, menstruation, menstrual period.
As a Verb or Adjective
1. To fly a flag; of a flag, to wave or flutter in the wind.
2. To win the championship competition held among a number of sports clubs; to win the premiership; to become premiers.
3. An archaic colloquial sign directly translating the Australian English idiom 'to have the flags out' meaning 'to menstruate'.
1. The hand representing the flag can be moved down against the finger representing the flagpole to create the meaning 'lower a flag', or placed at the bottom of the flag pole and moved up to mean 'raise a flag'. Search Signbank under 'lower' or 'raise' to see an example.