What does the word aeroplane mean?

Usage examples for aeroplane

  1. " Nothing, my dear, only to ask if his Nibs was flourishin'," and with a gurgle of delight the aeroplane soared towards the ceiling. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. In another moment a sound that increased to a hum like that of a giant motor- boat descended from the skies, and the speck disclosed itself as a mammoth aeroplane. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  3. When the news of the retirement of the French and the heavy German threatening on my front reached me, I endeavored to confirm it by aeroplane reconnaissance, and as a result of this I determined to effect a retirement to the Maubeuge position at daybreak on the 24th. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell