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air-ship

[air-ship]
verb (used with object), air-shipped, air-ship·ping.
  1. to send or ship via aircraft: to air-ship machine parts overseas.
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Origin of air-ship

First recorded in 1950–1955
Related formsair-ship·pa·ble, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • One time it was night and we could only hear, but not see the air-ship.

    The Emma Gees

    Herbert Wes McBride

  • For a time the air-ship and the object of their voyage was discussed.

  • The navigators of our air-ship have the power to raise and lower at pleasure.

  • But a gull is an air-ship that can sink whenever it chooses.

  • This is one of the reasons why it is so difficult to estimate the speed of an air-ship.

    My Airships

    Alberto Santos-Dumont