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An aircraft that lacks a fuselage and tail and consists of a single airfoil containing the cockpit, engines, and compartments.
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1. (Aeronautics) an aircraft consisting mainly of one large wing and no fuselage or tailplane
2. (in Canadian football) the twelfth player, who has a variable position behind the scrimmage line
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