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But you know I am a very inexact guesser at measures and distances, and may be mistaken in many miles; and you know how little I have attended to those airgonaut;. only t'other night I diverted myself with a sort of meditation on future airgonation, supposing that it Will not only be perfected, but will depose navigation.
The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4 Horace Walpole 1757
jmjarmstrong commented on the word airgonaut
JM floats the idea of airgonaut, gone tomorrow!
May 25, 2009
Logophile77 commented on the word airgonaut
Noun: one who journeys through the air
"balloonists, skydivers and other airgonauts are all a little mad, if you ask me."
November 15, 2017