buzz bomb

buzz bomb

noun Military.
a type of self-steering aerial bomb, launched from large land-based rocket platforms: used by the Germans in World War II, especially over England.

Origin:
1940–45

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buzz bomb
 
n
another name for the V-1
 
[C20: from the sound of its engine]

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