liberty pole


: a tall flagstaff surmounted by a liberty cap or the flag of a republic and set up as a symbol of liberty

Word History

First Known Use

1769, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liberty pole was in 1769

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Cite this Entry

“Liberty pole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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