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long tom

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1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a long swivel cannon formerly used in naval warfare
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a long-range land gun
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an army slang name for cannon1
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Noun1.long tom - a long swivel cannon formerly used by the navy
cannon - a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
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She tells me," he said, "that the pirates sighted us before the darkness came, and got Long Tom out.
05 acres worth of credits in the Long Tom Mitigation Bank west of Junction City.
Long Tom, as Graveney was known, could caress a ball to the boundary as effortlessly as he could cream a drive off the tee.
The deadline to purchase tickets for the Long Tom Watershed Council's 18th annual meeting and celebration is today.
About 40 pages of appendices give details on artillery and ammunition, and Long Tom replicas and scale models.
Roma, so often found in cans, Long Tom and Rosada are sound, too, and also ideal to skewer and put on the barbecue.
They are accused of abducting the woman, from Newport, and her South African friend on the Long Tom Pass, near the Kruger National Park, in November.
While she's in his mind, she leaves a suggestion for him to open up, and before long Tom is beginning to experience the paranormal, and seeing the ghost of a teenage girl (Jenny Morrison).
The bus overturned several times, ripping off its roof, and came to rest 35ft below the narrow road on the notoriously treacherous Long Tom Pass near Mpumalanga.
When the first whack from Long Tom made contact, he felt what seemed like cold lightning flash throughout his body.
The project is a partnership between the city and the Long Tom Watershed Council, a nonprofit group committed to improving water quality and watershed conditions.
we have lost d, Frank Tyson, d now Long he i r nl This year we have lost Richie Benaud, Frank Tyson, Brian Close and now Long Tom.