Thesaurus / long toms
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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It wants a fleet, an expedition, a few quick-firers and Long Toms.
KING OF THE AIRHERBERT STRANG
Such heavy cannon as the Long Toms were of no use to us now.
ON COMMANDODIETLOF VAN WARMELO
One of the Long Toms, which had to take an important part in the battle, had three charges!
THROUGH SHOT AND FLAMEJ. D. KESTELL.
The doughboys were rushing forward at a dog trot, with their long toms at right shoulder.
A BOY TROOPER WITH SHERIDANSTANTON P. ALLEN
This gave rise to stories of "furious bombardment of Rheims," but also caused the withdrawal of the "Long Toms" to spare the city.
These heavy guns of theirs were called by the British soldiers "Long Toms."
THE ROMANCE OF WAR INVENTIONSTHOMAS W. CORBIN
The river between Downieville and here must have been swept clean of all material that would float, including "long Toms."
DEATH VALLEY IN '49WILLIAM LEWIS MANLY