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circa 1931, in the meaning defined above
air-brake + (grease) monkey
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“Air monkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20monkey. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.
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