- a rocket-propelled aircraft or spacecraft.
Origin of rocket ship
First recorded in 1925–30
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Examples from the Web for rocket ship
He flung open the outer door of the rocket-ship, and Sylva went to him.
From here they could see beneath the bows of the rocket-ship.
They had been carried into the rocket-ship fourteen hours and more before.
The three leaders reached the first rocket-ship, and their green beams shot out.When the Sleepers Woke
Arthur Leo Zagat
But I was particularly interested in the munitions plants and the rocket-ship shops.Armageddon--2419 A.D.
Philip Francis Nowlan