Definition of Tommy

1. n. Bread, -- generally a penny roll; the supply of food carried by workmen as their daily allowance.



Definition of Tommy

1. Proper noun. (diminutive=Thomas male given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. (context: more rare than the male given name) (diminutive=Thomasina female given name). ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial) Tommy Atkins; a typical private in the British army; a British soldier. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tommy

1. a loaf of bread [n -MIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tommy

tomfooled
tomfooleries
tomfoolery
tomfools
tomia
tomial
tomichite
tomium
tomjohn
tomjohns
tomling
tommed
tommied
tommies
tomming
tommy (current term)
tommy-rot
tommy bar
tommy cooker
tommy logge
tommy logges
tommying
tommyknocker
tommyknockers
tommyrot
tommyrots
tomnoddies
tomnoddy
tomo
tomo-

Literary usage of Tommy

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1915)
"As be spoke, tommy thrust a foot in front of old Mr. Toad and laughed as Mr. ... At least he did n't make any that tommy heard. If he had, tommy would n't ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
""tommy," she cried, quaking, "that narsty puddle can't not be the Cuttle Well, ... This was one of them, and tommy knew it. "Wait till you see the west town ..."

3. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1897)
"tommy I WENT into a public-'ouse to get a pint o' beer, The publican 'e up an' sez, "We serve no red-coats here.'' The girls be'ind the bar they laughed an' ..."

4. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"tommy I WENT into a public-'ouse to get a pint o' beer, The publican 'e up an' sez, "We serve no red-coats here." The girls be'ind the bar they laughed an' ..."

5. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1921)
"tommy — Like Dick! You and Dick are alike. I suppose that's the sort of a chap you'd ... tommy — I should think any man would do anything you wanted him to. ..."

6. Junior High School Literature by William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck (1922)
"tommy RUDYARD KIPLING I went into a public-'ouse to get a pint <t' beer; The publican 'e up an' sez, "We serve no redcoats here." The girls be'ind the bar ..."

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