Definition of Tallboy. Meaning of Tallboy. Synonyms of Tallboy

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Definition of Tallboy

Tallboy
Tallboy Tall"boy`, n. 1. A kind of long-stemmed wineglass or cup. 2. A piece of household furniture common in the eighteenth century, usually in two separate parts, with larger drawers above and smaller ones below and raised on legs fifteen inches or more in height; -- called also highboy. 3. A long sheet-metal pipe for a chimney top.

Meaning of Tallboy from wikipedia

- Tallboy or Bomb, Medium Capacity, 12,000 lb was an earthquake bomb developed by the British aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis and used by the Royal...
- Tallboy or tall boy may refer to: Tallboy (bomb), a British deep penetration earthquake bomb of the Second World War Tallboy (furniture), a piece of furniture...
- A tallboy is a piece of furniture incorporating a chest of drawers and a wardrobe on top. A highboy consists of double chest of drawers (a chest-on-chest)...
- during the Second World War. The Grand Slam was a larger version of the Tallboy bomb and closer to the size that its inventor, Barnes Wallis, had envisaged...
- On a square rigged ship, the spanker is a gaff-rigged fore-and-aft sail set from and aft of the aftmost mast. Wilson, Charles (1843). The art of sail-making...
- Wallis made bombs based on the "earthquake bomb concept", such as the 6-ton Tallboy and then the 10-ton Grand Slam, although these were never dropped from...
- 29" wheels, 100 millimetres (3.9 in) VPP Travel (Re-introduced in 2018) Tallboy/Joplin - 29" wheels, 120 millimetres (4.7 in) VPP Travel Bronson/Roubion...
- drawers, so called in contradistinction to the tallboy or highboy chest of drawers. Lowboy and tallboy were favorite pieces of the 18th century, both...
- with effect similar to the underground detonation of the Grand Slam and Tallboy earthquake bombs, both of which he also invented. Barnes Wallis' April...
- 1944 it was the target of the first Tallboy and the fourth Azon bombing raids by Allied planes. The first ever Tallboy raid, on 8/9 June 1944, was against...
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