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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONG TOMS

It wants a fleet, an expedition, a few quick-firers and Long Toms.

Such heavy cannon as the Long Toms were of no use to us now.

These heavy guns of theirs were called by the British soldiers "Long Toms."

The river between Downieville and here must have been swept clean of all material that would float, including "long Toms."

The doughboys were rushing forward at a dog trot, with their long toms at right shoulder.

One of the Long Toms, which had to take an important part in the battle, had three charges!

This gave rise to stories of "furious bombardment of Rheims," but also caused the withdrawal of the "Long Toms" to spare the city.