a towed 155 mm field cannon produced by the United States throughout World War II.
a long, heavy cannon formerly carried by small naval vessels.
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How to use long tom in a sentence
The men, fifteen in number, were well armed; and the mate was directed to have long tom ready for emergencies.The Coral Island | R.M. Ballantyne
On each application of the fuse to long tom the bugle rang out in clarion tones its warning to seek cover.The Siege of Kimberley | T. Phelan
But, for us, the screw was never tightened; Kimberley had indeed heard the last of long tom.The Siege of Kimberley | T. Phelan
In the Long-Tom Country maternal tenderness is a highly estimated virtue.
In the house of a Long-Tom settler who charges five dollars a day extra because his wife feels like a mother.
British Dictionary definitions for long tom
a long swivel cannon formerly used in naval warfare
a long-range land gun
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