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tin fish

noun, Slang.
a torpedo.
Origin of tin fish
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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tin can

noun phrase

  1. A depth charge (WWII Navy)
  2. A naval warship, esp a destroyer (1937+ Navy)
  3. A car, esp a Model T Ford (1923+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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