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1. Phrase meaning to continue with the planned course of action despite known risks. Phrase quotes David Farragut, an officer in the Union navy in the Civil War. After receiving a warning about torpedoes (water mines) in the water ahead, he uttered the famous phrase.

2. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' third release.
1. Friend:"Don't go there, she's a real black widow. She wussified her last boyfriend.
Reckless young man:"Damn the Torpedoes, I'd hit that."
by scobe May 05, 2007

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