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pencil plane

pencil plane
 n.— «The last leg of the trip was by “pencil plane,” as he called it, and he landed in the teeth of one of the worst storms of the season on Dec. 15.» —“Singh aims to put footprint on regional soccer scene” by Bill Hunt Daily Gleaner (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada) June 20, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • Anyway we finally got on the plane…a tiny little pencil plane which took us to Washington.

    i don’t know the meaning excatly..but it might be – a narrow plane having a less seating capacity.

  • I’m a flight attendant. And we have nicknamed all 757s pencil planes. Or, flying pencils. Because they’re long and impossibly thin.

    And actually, the little planes that I think you are describing, are CRJs, and they’re perfectly proportioned little planes. If you’re a Barbie or a Ken doll.

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