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  1. using rocket power as the chief motive force.
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Origin of rocket-propelled

First recorded in 1925–30
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  • The Court agreed that, according to the way the law is worded, only 'rocket-propelled missiles' come under the ban.

    By Proxy

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • So they took the four-man, rocket-propelled cargo plane instead.

    The Secret of the Ninth Planet

    Donald Allen Wollheim