Usage examples for parachute

  1. All its endeavors, therefore, were unsuccessful, though made without doing itself any hurt- thanks to the parachute with which Nature had provided it. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  2. He had motioned the relief pilot to take the controls, and now the bulk of a parachute pack hung awkwardly behind him. – The Finding of Haldgren by Charles Willard Diffin