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t.m.

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  • Mr. t.m. Healy, then Parnell's secretary, had been arrested for a speech in denunciation of some eviction proceedings.

  • Miss McDonald looked at the stitches critically, at the letters t.m. enclosed in an oval.

    That Fortune Charles Dudley Warner
  • Mr. t.m. Healy's caustic wit remarked that "Home Rule was put into cold storage."

    Ulster's Stand For Union Ronald McNeill
  • These t.m.'s are bad things—the burst results in inflicting multiple wounds.

    Fighting the Boche Underground Harry Davis Trounce
  • This junction was evidently well known to the enemy, who pounded the spot regularly with t.m.'s.

    Fighting the Boche Underground Harry Davis Trounce
  • It was a remarkable document, the authorship of which was popularly attributed to Mr. t.m. Healy.

    Ulster's Stand For Union Ronald McNeill
  • But he had in some way or other aroused the implacable ire of Mr t.m. Healy, whose sardonic invective he could not stand.

    Ireland Since Parnell Daniel Desmond Sheehan
  • I have seen a number of poor fellows hit in over twenty places from one t.m.

    Fighting the Boche Underground Harry Davis Trounce
  • We reached a stage where we thought nothing of shelling as long as they did not throw in a number of t.m.'s, as they are called.

    Fighting the Boche Underground Harry Davis Trounce
Related Abbreviations for t.m.

T.M.

Tax Magazine
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