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spaceship

[speys-ship] /ˈspeɪsˌʃɪp/
noun
Origin of spaceship
1940-1945
1940-45; space + ship1
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  • spaceship Fabrication climbed three points before it fell and Wrail cashed in on that.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • spaceship approaching me, starboard quarter, one-one-five degrees.

  • spaceship crews should be selected on the basis of their non-irritating qualities as individuals.

    The Holes Around Mars Jerome Bixby
British Dictionary definitions for spaceship

spaceship

/ˈspeɪsˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
a manned spacecraft
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