Word of the day – dirigible

dirigible (n.) an airship

“I shot him a broad smile, a smile wide enough to present him with a good view of the wire braces that caged my teeth. Although they gave me the look of a dirigible with the skin off, Father always liked being reminded that he was getting his money’s worth.”
from The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
image via phsc:canada
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