Definition of Rickenbacker

1. Noun. The most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973).




Definition of Rickenbacker

1. Proper noun. (trademark) An electric guitar ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rickenbacker

Richler
Richmond
Richmondena
Richmondena Cardinalis
Richter's hernia
Richter's syndrome
Richter-Monro line
Richter scale
Richter scales
Richy
Ricinus communis
Ricinus communis agglutinin
Rick
Rickard
Rickards
Rickenbacker
Rickers
Rickett
Ricketts
Rickettsia akari
Rickettsia australis
Rickettsia burnetii
Rickettsia canis
Rickettsia conorii
Rickettsia mooseri
Rickettsia psittaci
Rickettsia ruminantium
Rickettsia sennetsu
Rickettsia sibirica
Rickey

Literary usage of Rickenbacker

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1. United Air Service ...: Hearing[s] Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on (1919)
"Edward Vernon rickenbacker. Mr. MORIN. How long were you in the service, Captain? ... Mr. rickenbacker. Well, going back six months previous to the time we ..."

2. The Great War: A Pictorial History of the 1914-1919 Fight for Freedom and by Thomas Herbert Russell, John Joseph Pershing, John Martin Miller, William Dunseath Eaton (1920)
"Captain rickenbacker said: I knew nothing about aviation and had only dreamed about it. I went over to France as a chauffeur, after trying to get up a ..."

3. Heroes All!: A Compendium of the Names and Official Citations of the by Harry R. Stringer (1919)
"For the following act of extraordinary heroism in action near Billy, France, September 25, 1918, Captain rickenbacker is awarded an additional bar to be ..."

4. The Romance of Aircraft by Laurence Yard Smith (1919)
"America's entrance into the war fired rickenbacker with an ambition ... An opportunity soon presented itself and rickenbacker advanced rapidly. ..."

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