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1Anti-aircraft guns collectively; anti-aircraft fire.
2An anti-aircraft gun.
with object To fire at (an enemy air force or aircraft) with an anti-aircraft gun.
Early 20th century. From Archie, pet form of the male forename Archibald; for the motivation for the name see Archibald<br>early 20th century. From Archie.
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