flying bomb


Definition of flying bomb

chiefly British

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Some speculated the plane was stolen as part of an insurance scam, or perhaps taken by terrorists who planned to use it as a flying bomb, but the truth remains unknown. Jeff Wise, Popular Mechanics, "It's Troublingly Common for Ground Crew Members To Steal Planes," 13 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of flying bomb

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flying bomb was in 1944

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