Synonyms for zeppelin

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The Zeppelin, for instance, costs more than $100,000 (these are official figures).

On its 36-hour flight in May, 1909, the Zeppelin, carried only eight passengers.

I'll be jiggered if the Zeppelin isn't going to have it out with them!

A bomb shell dropped from a Zeppelin could have had but little more effect.

Not until the end of November, 1916, was another Zeppelin attack reported.

For the stories in Zeppelin Nights (Lane) are all historical of a kind.

And your nerves were a bit rattled by the Zeppelin raid at Durrington, were they not?

It appears to be harder to waken children when a Zeppelin is coming your way.

But the zeppelin was a living thing—a horrible travesty of life.

The dirigible balloon was of the Zeppelin type, and was not always dependable.

WORD ORIGIN

1900, from German Zeppelin, short for Zeppelinschiff "Zeppelin ship," after Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838-1917), German general who perfected its design.

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aircraft

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nouninflated material or vehicle
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