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 Flag Lieutenant (A).Flag-ship. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Flag-officer.
 
Either an admiral, vice-admiral, rear-admiral, or commodore. These officers alone are privileged to carry a flag denoting rank. Admirals carry their flag at the main, vice-admirals at the fore, and rear-admirals at the mizen. (See ADMIRAL.)   1
 


 Flag Lieutenant (A).Flag-ship. 

 
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