cooper's flag

noun
variants: or cooper's reed

Definition of cooper's flag

: the cattail whose long leaves are sometimes used between barrel staves to make the barrel watertight

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“Cooper's flag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cooper%27s%20flag. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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