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starship

[stahr-ship] /ˈstɑrˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
a spaceship designed for intergalactic travel.
Origin of starship
star + ship1
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  • There was not, and the starship's guests were returned, each to his own home place.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • Now, they want to hire us four for a big operation with this starship.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • Thus, no Prime should be or will be 'boss' of anything, except possibly of his own starship.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • But one man aboard the starship had not waited for the morning alarm.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Naturally he missed his ship, and no other starship would sign him on.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
Word Origin and History for starship
n.

1934 (in "Astounding Stories"), from star (n.) + ship (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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