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A torpedo; tin fish (WWI Navy)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • I'll poison that red-haired girl on my wedding-day,—she's unwholesome,—and now I'll pass on these present bad times to torp.'

    The Light That Failed Rudyard Kipling
  • I can live for a year on the hundred pounds torp cashed for me.

  • Rapidly Ken played his flash around, looking for the torp, but it was nowhere visible.

    Seed of the Arctic Ice H. G. Winter
  • He thought for a second that his first torp was going to connect.

    Triplanetary Edward Elmer Smith
  • But she took off again before the torp arrived to tell us about it.

    A Matter of Importance William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • He looked for the torp's shaded control board-lights, but could not find them.

    Seed of the Arctic Ice H. G. Winter
  • She proposes to sleep downstairs with torp so long as I have "company."

    The Dangerous Age Karin Michalis
  • Quickly he sped the torp ahead, and turned as best he could.

    Seed of the Arctic Ice H. G. Winter
  • Instinctively angling the torp, Ken sent a nitro-shell at it; and the chance aim was good.

    Under Arctic Ice H.G. Winter
  • "Must have put the torp right under him and lifted him," he said.

    Four-Day Planet Henry Beam Piper

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