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  • proper noun A single-seat fighter used by the RAF and allies during World War II, especially during the Battle of Britain.

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Examples

  • "Spitfire" is a game designer who runs the Game-ism blog, and he's been aiming to start a series of "What Do You Do?" articles wherein he asks writers and devs and other industry folks for stories about how "the rest of the world" responds to learning about our jobs, and whether they understand them or not, and how they do or don't judge.

    So What Do You Do?

  • The arrow traveled through the entire torso of the doe with a 100 grain Spitfire after the femur was completely severed as if it had been cut with a surgical saw.

    Mechanical Broadhead Debate

  • The arrow traveled through the entire torso of the doe with a 100 grain Spitfire after the femur was completely severed as if it had been cut with a surgical saw.

    Mechanical Broadhead Debate

  • But I get a thrill from that doe walking into an acorn patch 20 yards from a treestand and never knowing danger was around until a 100 grain Spitfire broadhead penetrates all the way through!!

    The Great Overbore Conundrum

  • This photo of #241 was taken by a Spitfire from the 542 Squadron. (photo from Ad Moest)

    THE JOHN McCORMICK STORY

  • The Spitfire is still the best all round fighter in the world.

    Britain Sees It Through

  • He turned on his heel, ran up stairs, and meeting on the landing-place the boy whom he called Spitfire, hurried him into the small apartment which he occupied as his own.

    Woodstock

  • Mitchell had wanted to call the new plane the Shrew but McLean insisted it was called the Spitfire, the nickname he had bestowed on his somewhat headstrong daughter.

    BBC News - Home

  • He turned on his heel, ran up stairs, and meeting on the landing-place the boy whom he called Spitfire, hurried him into the small apartment which he occupied as his own.

    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

  • Ms. Spitfire is technically in marketing, but she has occasion to touch the slush.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » From the WU Mailbox

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