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Examples from the Web for spad
Foot, as one of the most skilful pilots, was given a Spad, on which he did great execution during the autumn.Sixty Squadron R.A.F.|Group-Captain A. J. L. Scott
But the Spad partly caught up with him and the aërial circling began anew, while two other Spads appeared—a pack after a deer.
Our Spad biplanes were drawn up in two long rows, outside the hangars.High Adventure|James Norman Hall
Guynemer and the other two were coming nearer, when the Spad dropped beneath its adversary and fired upwards.
His landing-gear swished against stubble and he fought with all his strength of body and of will to keep the Spad's tail down.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
Word Origin and History for spad
French biplane fighter of World War I, 1917, from French spad, from acronym of Societé pour Aviation et ses Dérivés.