When describing a flag, it is assumed that it floats at a mast, in the direction of the right in the eyes of the spectator.

The township is not apparent in the national flag of Canada. However, it is clearly visible in the flag of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Half of the flag that is furthest from the halyard, synonymous with length.
The position of the flag flown at half mast depends on its size, the height of the mast and where it is located; but, as a general rule, the center of the flag should be exactly in the middle of the mast. When raising the flag at half mast or going down, it must first be hoisted to the top of the mast.
On a flag, the place of honor is located in the upper half of the luff. It is also called first quarter, and sometimes upper luffy.
Upper yard, oblique, of an auric sail.
Upper half of the wing.
Bride through which the flag is hoisted or brought.
Light and flexible fabric characterized by its very loose weave very often used for the making of flags. The stamen was originally made of cotton or combed yarn. Today, flags are mainly made of nylon or acrylic.
Long, narrow flag depicting the coat of arms of a person or administration. The personal banner of a head of state or a member of the royal family.
Decorative element placed at the end of a pole, mast or pole. It can have the shape of an arrowhead, a ball, a maple leaf, a crown, etc.
Half of the flag that is closest to the halyard, also synonymous with width.
Which relates to the coat of arms, their creation or their study.
Tilting a flag means lowering it from a vertical position to a position about 45 degrees from the horizontal, or even more, until it hits the ground. The national flag of Canada, when worn in a parade, is never tilted or lowered to the ground.
Tube of fabric located along the guiding of a flag and in which one can insert the shaft or the halyard.
A piece of wood or cylindrical metal to which a flag is attached or to which it is hoisted.
Long piece of wood, metal or steel that is set on a ship, to carry the sails.
Device for hoisting a flag by means of a rope sewn to the upper edge thereof. This rope is equipped with a wooden toggle at the top and a ring at the bottom. Each must be attached to the corresponding piece at the end of the halyard.
Special flag based on the national flag and used only on military or merchant vessels.
Upper angle of a sail farthest from the wind.
Wheel equipped with a groove in which the halyard passes, which allows hoisting and bringing the flag.
Lower half of the wing.
Lower half of the hoist; it is also called lower luffer.
Piece of wood attached transversely to a ship's mast to support and orient the sail.