maple leaf Examples noun
- the national emblem of Canada.
Maple Leaf noun
- a one-ounce gold coin of Canada showing a maple leaf on the reverse: traded for investment or as a collector’s item.
Examples from the Web for maple leaf Historical Examples of maple leaf
The first change of the maple-leaf is to scarlet; the next, to yellow.
I can get a kiss for a maple-leaf, and a wife by giving a nod.
Captain R. W. Campbell
So when the Maple-leaf looked down, she smiled up at him and said, “Good-morning.”
Nora A. Smith
There is a maple-leaf, I think, upon their shoulder straps, and a British brigade is glad enough to have those maples beside them.
Little Gray Squirrel, crying into his maple-leaf handkerchief as though his very heart would break!
Joseph Charles Sindelar
British Dictionary definitions for maple leaf Maple Leaf noun
- the Maple Leaf the national flag of Canada, consisting of a representation of a maple leaf in red on a white central panel with a vertical red bar on either side