harrier

Definitions

Cricket

  • noun a ball that rises very steeply off the pitch; a steepler
    Citation ‘Hadlee produced a “harrier”, a ball that took off almost vertically and ground the knuckles of Lamb’s right hand’ (Scyld Berry, Observer 5 February 1984)

Military

  • noun
    (written as Harrier)
    a British-designed fighter aircraft with a vertical take-off capability
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