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Sopwith

/ˈsɒpwɪθ/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas Octave Murdoch. 1888–1989, British aircraft designer, who built the Sopwith Camel biplane used during World War I. He was chairman (1935–63) of the Hawker Siddeley Group, which developed the Hurricane fighter
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  • The gentleman was Mr. sopwith, of Newcastle-on-Tyne, a civil and mining engineer.

  • Turning suddenly to his friend sopwith, he exclaimed, “Do you see the ‘Rocket’?”

    Lives of the Engineers Samuel Smiles
  • A young Canadian pilot accompanied by a French officer followed in a sopwith.

    Flying for France James R. McConnell
  • The sopwith fluttered a second or two, then its wings buckled and it dropped in the wake of the Nieuport.

    Flying for France James R. McConnell
  • The sopwith was one of the first triplanes to be used for bombing and general service over the lines.

    The Romance of Aircraft Lawrence Yard Smith
  • The sopwith machines are noted for their careful design and excellent workmanship.

    The Mastery of the Air William J. Claxton
  • The above anecdote is given on the authority of Mr. sopwith.

    Lives of the Engineers Samuel Smiles
  • Six men built the machine, and Mr. sopwith flew it from the ground on which the shed stood.

    The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.
  • The British have a big bombing triplane that was heard from in Germany: the sopwith.

    The Romance of Aircraft Lawrence Yard Smith
  • It was subsequently bought by the Admiralty, and Mr. sopwith began to build another aeroplane of higher power, and a flying boat.

    The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.

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