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  • noun Plural form of airship.

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Examples

  • Too late the Chinese government apprehended the meaning of the colossal preparations, the marshalling of the world-hosts, the flights of the tin airships, and the rain of the tubes of glass.

    THE UNPARALLELED INVASION

  • “In addition to his pioneering work in airships, Santos Dumont made the first European* public flight of an airplane on October 23, 1906.” en. wikipedia.org/wiki/Santos_Dumont

    Santos=Dumont | My[confined]Space

  • In its 200 action packed pages it manages to cram in airships, pirates, Gatling guns, and an improbable super weapon.

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  • It is perhaps a bit of an odd book for a first choice since it is entirely lacking in airships and heavier on horror then adventure but it is rife with clockwork automatons and steam powered weaponry.

    WHITECHAPEL GODS & LEVIATHAN – A STEAMPUNK EXTRAVAGANZA! | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews

  • An excellent book on the subject of such airships is Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon. jerry Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Y Files

  • I tell you that so that you will feel, when you come out in airships in future, quite satisfied that we will take you to your right destination and set you down at the right spot.

    The Shuttle of Empire—The Airship

  • Chinese government apprehended the meaning of the colossal preparations, the marshalling of the world-hosts, the flights of the tin airships, and the rain of the tubes of glass.

    The Unparalleled Invasion

  • And people were reporting what they called airships, but a lot of times it was just a light in the sky, "Eberhart explains.

    Chicago Reader

  • An AWOL spoiled rich brat and his WWII coward Pappy who bailed out of his plane leaving some of his flight crew still on board the burning plane--a captain of an airplane is the same as a captain of a ship--airplanes were once called "airships"--he must be the last off his sinking vessel.

    The Mer de Glace

  • I arrived back and dumped my stuff, headed down to the bar to finish my experience of Warsaw with a Żywiec, a few fags and a few chapters of Joyce's THE LIMITS OF ENCHANTMENT, a good way to unwind after it all, for all the lack of exploding airships, that is.

    Poland Too, Warsaw Forever

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