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tin fish

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noun Slang.
  1. a torpedo.
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Origin of tin fish

First recorded in 1915–20
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • "Now Fritz can use his tin-fish as often as he likes," he thought gleefully.

    The Thick of the Fray at Zeebrugge

    Percy F. Westerman