A petty and self-important figure (1886+)
A week or two more and the "little tin god" would go down off his wheels.
Hes a little tin god on wheels, Margaret, that can do no wrong.
Well, it was about time something happened to those noiseless wheels of the little tin god!
He thinks he's a little tin god on wheels—and honestly, it makes some people weak and sick just to think about him!
Piddie has him down for a little tin god, all right, and that wa'n't such a fool move of Piddie's, either.
"Oh, your little tin god on wheels is not the only one," replied Helena, the astute.
The duke may remain a duke, but he wont be such a little tin god on wheels.
A little tin god has a pleasant time of it, no doubt, until the coming of the eighteen carat gold idol.
“Sort of little tin god,” said Mike, taking a violent dislike to Adair from that moment.
You say there was a light in the tent—I suppose Anson was there tinkering with his little tin god of a timepiece.