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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAXIED

He taxied quickly off, stopped on the floor nearby, and cut the ignition.

Descending to the water, Frank taxied up close to the other plane.

In a few seconds they were lost to sight as they taxied across the aerodrome.

Smith taxied across the airdrome and the plane was soon in the air.

But then the Sky Wagon was down, and he taxied toward the control station.

Then he taxied the remaining two blocks to the Mahoney-Plaza.

He taxied to where the girls and the Millers were waiting, and killed the engine.

He lunched with her at her club in Dover Street, and then they taxied to the Kingsway.

Fifteen minutes later the plane landed and taxied across a weedy field to a lonely road that wound across the prairie.

As soon as they taxied into the line and mechanics took over, a sergeant of the Military Police came hurrying over to them.

WORD ORIGIN

1911, from earlier slang use of taxi (n.) for "aircraft." Related: Taxied; taxiing.

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