[ 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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How to use V-1 in a sentence
Pympy, vone oof dose tays, I make him know vich iss der saussage.
Dot's der vone vere you say someding aboudt Wienerwurst, vich iss me.
Oof ve haf got to find a ship, den py shinks ve vill findt vone.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas|Stanley R. Matthews
You could put a fingere into it—that vone muscle vas my fortune—it vas gone—split in vone moment.Love's Usuries|Louis Creswicke
Yes, I know, he waded the creek vone time und you has had cold feet effer since.Letters of a Woman Homesteader|Elinore Pruitt Stewart
British Dictionary definitions for V-1
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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