Origin of dum-dum
Examples from the Web for dum-dum
He talks about attending the Dum-Dum convention in August, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Tarzan.
Should I email that dum-dum of a guy I know or just leave it in my draft folder?
I found a few hollow-nosed bullets, too, expanding like the Dum-Dum.Ladysmith|H. W. Nevinson
The enemy used explosive and dum-dum bullets, and sniped off any of our wounded lying exposed in the open.
The bullet, fired at close range, had been almost as destructive as a dum-dum.A Lively Bit of the Front|Percy F. Westerman
I must warn you not to use Dum-Dum bullets, or use the flag of truce treacherously.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
Northward, the city stretches away three long miles, with three more miles of suburbs beyond, to Dum-Dum and Barrackpore.From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling