21 definitions by tom from the shore

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A German self-propelled gun used during World War II. It was an 88mm gun on a Panzer 4 chassis. Literally, Hummel is German for "bumblebee."
A Hummel battery was providing antiaircraft protection for that German convoy.

Two Hummels were destroyed by bazookas.
by Tom from the Shore April 02, 2008
A term often used to refer to a toy or model train. Lionel is a company that has been making electric trains for over 100 years. Its name has become synonymous with model trains in America. Lionel is often used as a catch-all term for electric trains, whether they are Lionel brand or not. Most of the time, the term refers to the three-rail "O" and "O27" gauge trains. However, it can refer to any model train.
Every holiday season, John has a Lionel running under the Yule tree.

My grandfather used to have Lionels.
by Tom from the Shore November 15, 2007
Among soldiers in the 1970s, there was no such thing as a sky hook. It was a fictional item used to send rookies on a wild goose chase.
"Private, go over to Charlie Battery and ask them if they can lend yo ua sky hook."
by Tom from the Shore October 30, 2007
A person who is insane, mentally ill, retarded or mentally deficient.
That half-wit is a genuine Australian genius!
by Tom from the Shore October 23, 2007
A derogatory term for Italians, drawn from the word "guinea."
Things were okay until those spaghettie-bending guinzoids started coming around here.
by Tom from the Shore October 23, 2007
Slang term for a Zambian soldier. The term originated in the 1970s with White mercenaries in the region of Zambia, Rhodesia, Botswana, South Africa.
The Zamboons were trading mortar fire with Botswana.
by Tom from the Shore October 25, 2007
A derogatory phrase to denote anything Chinese. This is a rhyming slur.
Hinky Chinky Chinaman!

That's a real hinky chinky outfit!
by Tom from the Shore November 16, 2007

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