gunship

noun gun·ship \ ˈgən-ˌship \
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of gunship

: a helicopter or cargo aircraft armed with rockets and machine guns

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First Known Use of gunship

1966

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  • : a military aircraft with rockets and machine guns



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