archie

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See also: Archie and -archie

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

archie (plural archies)

  1. Alternative form of Archie (anti-aircraft artillery)
    • 1919, Thomas Herbert Russell, America's War for Humanity, →ISBN:
      I had to take a large turn, for the "archies" were shooting pretty close.
    • 1935, W E Johns, Biggles Learns to Fly:
      I'll pretend I'm scared of everything and sideslip away from every archie burst.
    • 2013, I. L. (Dick) Read, Of Those We Loved: A Narrative 1914-1919 Remembered and Illustrated, →ISBN:
      Several of our planes droned overhead, undeterred by the German 'archies', machine-gun and rifle fire, but not as yet the contact monoplane.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

archie f (plural archies)

  1. principle