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1. (n.) A flag; colors; a banner; especially, a national or other ensign.

2. (n.) That which is established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, extent, value, or quality; esp., the original specimen weight or measure sanctioned by government, as the standard pound, gallon, or yard.

3. (n.) That which is established as a rule or model by authority, custom, or general consent; criterion; test.

4. (n.) The proportion of weights of fine metal and alloy established by authority.

5. (n.) A tree of natural size supported by its own stem, and not dwarfed by grafting on the stock of a smaller species nor trained upon a wall or trellis.

6. (n.) The upper petal or banner of a papilionaceous corolla.

7. (n.) An upright support, as one of the poles of a scaffold; any upright in framing.

8. (n.) An inverted knee timber placed upon the deck instead of beneath it, with its vertical branch turned upward from that which lies horizontally.

9. (n.) The sheth of a plow.

10. (n.) A large drinking cup.

11. (a.) Being, affording, or according with, a standard for comparison and judgment; as, standard time; standard weights and measures; a standard authority as to nautical terms; standard gold or silver.

12. (a.) Hence: Having a recognized and permanent value; as, standard works in history; standard authors.

13. (a.) Not supported by, or fastened to, a wall; as, standard fruit trees.

14. (a.) Not of the dwarf kind; as, a standard pear tree.

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