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Fat Man

the code name for the plutonium-core, implosion-type atom bomb the U.S. first tested and then dropped on Nagasaki in 1945.
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  • There—do you see that Fat Man that's just going out—him as has got on the Indy 'ankycher?

  • The Fat Man from behind the register had come to take his order.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • "It's all right to be wise after the race," grunted the Fat Man.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • Pete bristled—as much as a Fat Man could bristle on so hot a day.

    Good Indian B. M. Bower
  • One is apt to expect little from a Fat Man; but that is often a mistake.

    The Slave Of The Lamp Henry Seton Merriman

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