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"Science Fiction is speculative fiction in which the author takes as his first postulate the real world as we know it, including all established facts and natural laws."
- Robert Heinlein

Starship  
  A vehicle for space travel.  

This is the earliest known reference to this useful word in science fiction.

Before they quarrelled, the two scientists invented a wonderful projectile, capable of travelling through the millions of miles of ether that separated Ikon and the world, swearing a solemn vow that neither would use it except in the interests of the earthmen. But crazy, planning diabolical schemes of world rulership, Swarfsmidt travelled, aboard his starship, to Ikon, where he obtained supreme power.
From War in Space, by Raymond Quiex.
Published by Boy's Magazine in 1926
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Compare to spaceship from A Journey In Other Worlds (1894) by John Jacob Astor IV.

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