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[air-ship] /ˈɛərˌʃɪp/
verb (used with object), air-shipped, air-shipping.
to send or ship via aircraft:
to air-ship machine parts overseas.
Origin of air-ship
First recorded in 1950-1955
Related forms
air-shippable, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Both passengers in the air-ship were now leaning over the rail of the suspended car.

    Motor Matt's Air Ship Stanley R. Matthews
  • The navigators of our air-ship have the power to raise and lower at pleasure.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • The air-ship had entirely disappeared, and no one knew whether the uncanny night-bird had been friend or foe.

    Banzai! Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
  • For a time the air-ship and the object of their voyage was discussed.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • On the 6th of October an air-ship had been seen flying at an incredible speed across the south of England.

    The Angel of the Revolution George Griffith
  • One time it was night and we could only hear, but not see the air-ship.

    The Emma Gees Herbert Wes McBride
  • Below the air-ship was a great splotch of black shadow, stretching away on all sides as far as the eye could reach.

    Motor Matt's Air Ship Stanley R. Matthews
  • I needed a building for the housing of my air-ship between trips.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont
  • The new motor was delivered to me very promptly, and I immediately set about adapting the air-ship to it.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont
  • I, therefore, preferred to let the air-ship go down as it was going.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont

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