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V-1

or V-one

[ vee-wuhn ]
/ ˈviˈwʌn /
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noun, plural V-1's.
a robot bomb developed by the Germans in World War II and launched from bases on the ground, chiefly against England.
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Origin of V-1

<German V(ergeltungswaffe) retaliation weapon

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V-1

noun
a robot bomb invented by the Germans in World War II: used esp to bombard London. It was propelled by a pulsejetAlso called: doodlebug, buzz bomb, flying bomb

Word Origin for V-1

from German Vergeltungswaffe revenge weapon
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