All the small fishes of the brooks are called minnows, or more often "minnies," by the boy fisherman.
One or two more 'minnies' burst not far from us while we were there.
This was the greatest place I have ever seen for rifle grenades and "minnies."
Watching the minnies in the air rather resembled waiting for a high catch in the deep field at cricket.
He sent over very few "minnies" or rifle grenades, and there was hardly any shelling of the sector.
We moved to Hebuterne, where the line was very lively and the working parties used to be strafed with "minnies" all night.
The Hun got a bit busy with rifle grenades about lunch time and started to put some small 'minnies' into our second line.
One day I was ordered to locate the enemy's "minenwerfer" positions, as his "minnies" were getting on our nerves.
The Germans suddenly started throwing "minnies" over, so revolving my camera, I filmed them bursting over our men.