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puddle jumper

noun

a small lightweight airplane used for short trips, as for commuters; also written puddle-jumper

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  • public transportation will in no case be furnished to officers' servants.

    The Boys of '61 Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • public transportation, he admitted, was superior to that found in the Western capitals.

    Combat Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • You can enjoy complete seclusion and still be no more than a ten-minute walk from public transportation.

    The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley
  • The cars like the rest of public transportation, were as comfortable as any Hank knew.

    Combat Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • It had been a long time since I suffered the wasted time and inconvenience of public transportation.

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