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  • n. Plural form of gunship.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I think saying something about (as somebody noted above) the cost to the taxpayer of these Potemkin excursions ( "gunships" and all) and the fact that he's relying on real military people -- many of whom are dying to spill the beans on this enterprise -- is a pretty sufficient response.

    McCain Attacks Obama For Refusing To Go On "Baghdad Stroll"

  • The usage of 'gunships' on human targets is valid by the laws of war.

    Slashdot

  • "The usage of 'gunships' on human targets is valid by the laws of war. '

    Slashdot

  • President Ford had ordered a rescue mission using helicopters and gunships.

    The Good Fight

  • After a two-hour firefight, the guerrillas were forced to retreat by attacking helicopter gunships.

    AP: Taliban suicide bomber invited on base

  • QUIL LAWRENCE: American officials say their gunships attacked a group of insurgents across the border on Friday, after observing Afghan forces on the ground taking fire from inside Pakistan.

    NATO Launches Airstrikes Into Pakistan

  • And while the Japanese earthquake is not something we can control, the knifing of three-year-old-children in Israel, bombs against civilians in Jerusalem, live fire against protesters in Bahrain, and the use of helicopter gunships against Arab civilians in Libya is something we can stop.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Christian Love and the Obligation to Hate Evil

  • The afternoon government assault, employing tanks, jets, helicopter gunships and heavy artillery, floundered in the key central-coastal city of Misrata, sandwiched between the government's two major strongholds of Tripoli and Sirte.

    World Watch

  • Gadhafi, which employed tanks, jets, helicopter gunships and heavy artillery, foundered in the key central-coastal city of Misrata, sandwiched between the government's two major strongholds of Tripoli and Sirte, according to residents.

    GOP Prods Obama on Libya

  • The regime could defeat the opposition without resorting to attack planes and helicopter gunships simply by exploiting its advantages in terms of foot soldiers and light arms.

    The U.S. Should Keep Out of Libya

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