Tom Collins

  1. a tall drink containing gin, lemon or lime juice, and carbonated water, sweetened and served with ice.

Origin of Tom Collins

First recorded in 1905–10; said to have been named after its inventor

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How to use Tom Collins in a sentence

  • Larry,” cried the captain and Tom Collins simultaneously, “look out for the kettle.

    The Golden Dream | R.M. Ballantyne

British Dictionary definitions for Tom Collins

Tom Collins

  1. a long drink consisting of gin, lime or lemon juice, sugar or syrup, and soda water

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