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Origin of pompom1
Words nearby pompom
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Example sentences from the Web for pompom
In the afternoon one of our guns on Cæsar's Camp smashed a pompom.From Capetown to Ladysmith|G. W. Steevens
A deputation of ladies had, meanwhile, presented the Duchess with a table-gong made of pompom shells mounted on a rhinoceros horn.The Life of King Edward VII|J. Castell Hopkins
Boers began attack at daybreak with two or three guns and a pompom, shelling the position hard.The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War|Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
This pompom was bravely served by one man, the remainder of the gun team having been either killed or wounded.The Record of a Regiment of the Line|M. Jacson
The Turks directed a perfect tornado of rifle, Maxim, and pompom fire on 200 men who made a dash down the gangway.
British Dictionary definitions for pompom
- the small globelike flower head of certain cultivated varieties of dahlia and chrysanthemum
- (as modifier)pompom dahlia