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long tin

(Brit) a tall long loaf of bread
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  • He worked industriously at the long tin tubes, neither speaking nor looking up.

  • But a long tin lid protruded from an open cupboard in one corner.

    A Thief in the Night E. W. Hornung
  • Take a spoonful of each color (white, brown, pink) alternately and bake in long tin pan.

  • How admirably does the long tin horn of the guard of one of our mail-coaches perform its blunt duty!

  • He filled his mouth anew, took aim with the long tin tube, and let fly.

    A Son of the City Herman Gastrell Seely
  • At last the two colored persons came down with a long tin pail, in which was a roll of butter and some vinegar.

    Phemie Frost's Experiences Ann S. Stephens
  • Mr. Howard arose and taking a long tin horn, which hung from a peg on the wall, blew it three times as a signal for all to arise.

    The Cave by the Beech Fork Henry S. Spalding
  • The heavy wagons with their heaps of rifles and long tin boxes full of cartridges were driven up at a mad pace.

    Banzai! Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
  • Here you will see the milkman on his rounds with his pails and long tin dipper.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • "I just took down that long tin signboard from my door," he wrote in the story of his life.

    The Book of Courage John Thomson Faris

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