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The "heavies" by two hours' methodical work made what the Child calls "Hell's own mess" of a selected bit of parapet.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
Observation difficult, as we were rather far back and the whole line was being heavily bombarded by our "heavies."
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
We haven't had any hint of what is going to happen to us—whether Field Artillery, the Heavies or trench mortars.
CARRY ONCONINGSBY DAWSON
Tap-tap-tappity went the machine-guns; whoo-oo went the heavies, and they always stamp like angry bulls.
CARRY ONCONINGSBY DAWSON
I guess Fritz was sore, for our Stokes light trench mortars and heavies had been pounding the German trenches all day long.
K of the 4th Heavies actually reintroduced the artillery title into the regiment.
Although, in respect to size, I belong to the "heavies," my preference is for the light infantry service.
Then those dots fled behind his range of vision as the heavies flashed past them.
MAN OF MANY MINDSE. EVERETT EVANS
I can still hear the festive crash of the Heavies as they fired slowly, scientifically, and well.
The light cavalry had stood and witnessed the heroic deeds of their comrades, the heavies.

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION