GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The crab plover (Dromas ardeola), a peculiar North African bird, allied to the oyster catcher.
- n. Slang Short for aërodrome.
- n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
“They especially love drome attacks which kill civilians and night raids.”
“If the American Army can have drone flying all over the Middle East or Pakistan, why can the Iranian have drome too.”
“Iz teh GMTA sin drome We awl suffas from it nao adn agin!”
“I've always thought "fixed gear" was appropriate for conversions/"ghetto-drome" type bikes and track bikes for, um, you know, bikes that are built for the track.”
“Lone Wolf at the 'drome is matched on the other side by his Madone rubbing nemesis.”
“Perhaps he should have visited Bonktown, where a reader recently spotted these crabon track "spinners" for sale at a substantial discount: "Drop a Reynolds bomb on the street or at the 'drome," suggests the copy, which indicates these wheels follow the current exploding wheel trend.”
“Here's a Palin-drome that the Obama-Biden campaign should post on every desk: Pa-lin-ni-lap is Tlingit for "Be wary before you underestimate an Alaskan woman”
“June 6, 2008 at 6:59 am wen in drome du az teh palleez du…?”
“In honor of this, how about a PALIN-drome same backwards as forwards”
“Mr. Wizard would rescue him with the incantation, "Drizzle, drazzle, druzzle, drome, time for this one to come home.”
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