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flight attendant


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flight attendant an attendant on an airplane
    • ***


In literature:

Fire and destruction attended the flight of the Confederates from Richmond.
"The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Helen Nicolay
I could, with ease, put off these vile corporeal shackles, and attend thy flight.
"The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom, Complete" by Tobias Smollett
Then the folded wings of attendant angels will be spread for upward flight.
"New Tabernacle Sermons" by Thomas De Witt Talmage
After breakfast, however, he instituted a cautious but close investigation of the circumstances attending the flight of the duchess.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
On ev'ry stage the foes of peace attend, Hate dogs their flight, and insult mocks their end.
"English Satires" by Various
A very carnival of fire and destruction had attended the flight of the Confederate authorities from Richmond.
"A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln" by John G. Nicolay
He asked his officers and attendants if they would accompany him in this flight.
"Nero" by Jacob Abbott
The creature in pursuit of the dogs, and which had caused the flight of Macora and his attendants, was a large leopard.
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
A few minutes later he was following an attendant up the broad flight of carpeted stairs.
"The Princess Galva" by David Whitelaw
My friend learned from an attendant that his particular destination was two flights up.
"Turns about Town" by Robert Cortes Holliday
The tables had been prepared before the flight of the attendants.
"The Golden Hope" by Robert H. Fuller
The head usher directed him up a brief flight of steps, and another attendant unlocked a door marked with the name-plate of Lindsley Tait.
"What Will People Say?" by Rupert Hughes
She savoured again the disgrace which attended upon Ralph's flight.
"Miranda of the Balcony" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
Sorrow and joy attend his flight; and each in turn commands the passing hour.
"I've Been Thinking;" by Azel Stevens Roe
Without waiting to discover what success attended his comrade's efforts, Noel Curtis instantly turned and resumed his flight.
"The Young Sharpshooter at Antietam" by Everett T. Tomlinson
Dunning, fearing flight and the attendant loss of the thirty dollars, followed Walton humbly.
"The Long Dim Trail" by Forrestine C. Hooker
During the siege of Rome in 1527 he attended Clement in his flight from the Vatican.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5" by Various
Dreadful sufferings attended the flight.
"The American Revolution" by John Fiske

In poetry:

Hope, from the everlasting hills,
On shining wing descends;
And Faith, pre-eminently bright,
Her sacred flight attends.
"Dependence On God" by Maria Frances Cecilia Cowper
A little while, and they shall fleet
From Heaven to Earth, attendants meet
On the life-giving Paraclete
Speeding His flight,
With all that sacred is and sweet,
On saints to light.
"Sunday After Ascension" by John Keble
And vow'd, throughout the dreary day to come,
(More sad by far than summer's gloomiest night),
That not one note should charm the leafless gloom,
But silent Sorrow should attend thy flight.
"Verses On An Autumn Leaf" by Sir John Carr
Attend with care to what I sing:
Know time is ever on the wing;
None can its flight detain;
Then, like a pilgrim passing by,
Take home this hint, as time does fly,
"All earthly things are vain."
"Verses Sent To A Lady On Her Birthday" by Patrick Branwell Bronte

In news:

Flight attendant 's gun goes off at PHL.
There were some tense moments at Philadelphia International Airport Sunday after a gun belonging to a flight attendant accidentally went off.
Flight Attendant 's Gun Goes Off at Airport.
IPad Stolen From Passenger By Flight Attendant .
Flight attendant 's weapon accidentally discharged.
Flight attendant 's gun goes off at Philadelphia Int'l Airport.
World's longest-serving flight attendant retires.
7 secret flight attendant tricks.
I took quite a few vacations this summer and I could probably do an entire series on flying alone, but the one I'm starting with is a certain flight attendant I got to experience.
Flight attendant 's career landing in Guinness book.
A flight attendant is landing in the Guinness World Records book after spending 63 years moving about the cabin.
Nearly 11 years after the Sept 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, more than 200 former Trans World Airlines flight attendant s are getting their jobs back.
Sen Claire McCaskill, a Democrat from Missouri, said Thursday she brokered the deal with American Airlines to bring back the 211 TWA flight attendant s effective Nov 17.
HONOLULU (AP) — A flight attendant is landing in the Guinness World Records book after spending 63 years moving about the cabin.
United Airlines flight attendant Ron Akana has retired from the airline after 63 years in the air, landing himself in the Guinness World Records book.