One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1US. A convoy consisting of two or more gliders towed in line by an aeroplane, used for the transport of freight, personnel, etc., especially during the Second World War (1939–45). Also (with capital initial): a type of aeroplane used to tow such a convoy. Now historical.
2Usually with capital initial. The name of a privately-owned passenger air service providing low-cost scheduled transatlantic flights, operated by Laker Airways between 1977 and 1982. Now historical.
1930s; earliest use found in Popular Mechanics. From sky + train.
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