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hangar

[hang-er] /ˈhæŋ ər/
noun
1.
a shed or shelter.
2.
any relatively wide structure used for housing airplanes or airships.
verb (used with or without object)
3.
to keep (an aircraft) in a hangar:
She spent a fortune hangaring her plane.
Origin of hangar
1850-1855
1850-55; < French: shed, hangar, Middle French, probably < Old Low Franconian *haimgard fence around a group of buildings, equivalent to haim small village (see hamlet1) + gard yard2
Can be confused
hangar, hanger.
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  • The swift fighters are hangared on this side of the field, so you need not worry about having to steal a huge bomber.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • For a couple of weeks he hangared the heli at once, after each patrol, and Nance always was there to meet him as he did so.

    The Planet Strappers Raymond Zinke Gallun
British Dictionary definitions for hangared

hangar

/ˈhæŋə/
noun
1.
a large workshop or building for storing and maintaining aircraft
Word Origin
C19: from French: shed, perhaps from Medieval Latin angārium shed used as a smithy, of obscure origin
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Word Origin and History for hangared

hangar

n.

1852, "shed for carriages," from French hangar "shed," probably from Middle French hanghart (14c.), perhaps an alteration of Middle Dutch *ham-gaerd "enclosure near a house" [Barnhart], or from Medieval Latin angarium "shed in which horses are shod" [Gamillscheg, Klein]. Sense of "covered shed for airplanes" first recorded in English 1902, from French use in that sense.

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