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tin can

noun
1.
can2 (def 1).
2.
U.S. Navy Slang. a destroyer.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for tin-can

tin can

noun
1.
a metal food container, esp when empty
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Slang definitions & phrases for tin-can

timey

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old-timey


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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