Airedale

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Aire +‎ dale.

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Airedale

  1. The valley of the River Aire in North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, England.

Noun[edit]

Airedale (plural Airedales)

  1. An Airedale terrier.
  2. (US, military, slang) A member of aviation personnel.
    • 1945, United States Navy, Power in the Pacific
      Intercepting the Japs the next day, the Airedales shot down ten Zeros and two bombers.
    • 1993, Anthony F. Zollo, USS Intrepid (page 97)
      The call will go out to the pilots, "Pilots, start your engines"; to the airedales, "Stand clear of propellers." As a plane is ready for take off it will have two airedales, one at each wheel, ready to pull the wheel chocks away.

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