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buzz bomb

noun, Military.
a type of self-steering aerial bomb, launched from large land-based rocket platforms: used by the Germans in World War II, especially over England.
Origin of buzz bomb
First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for buzz bomb

buzz bomb

another name for the V-1
Word Origin
C20: from the sound of its engine
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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buzz bomb

noun phrase

A German WWII V-1 winged robot bomb powered by a ramjet engine (mid-1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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