Origin of airship
verb (used with object), air-shipped, air-ship·ping.
Origin of air-ship
Examples from the Web for airship
The fire appeared on the tail of the airship, igniting the leaking hydrogen.
The airship had become charged with static as a result of an electrical storm.
"I'm going into the cabin," he said, as the airship righted again and brought back the gallery floor to his feet.The War in the Air|Herbert George Wells
I don't want to be arrested, even if I am innocent, and I certainly don't want the airship to fall into the hands of the police.Tom Swift and his Airship|Victor Appleton
I happened to be rather lucky in getting my airship to go just when it could be made useful.King of the Air|Herbert Strang
The airship was all in darkness, for lights drew a horde of insects.Tom Swift and his Electric Rifle|Victor Appleton
For the first time in his life the inventor found his airship enterprise on a firm financial basis.Zeppelin|Harry Vissering