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tommy  [British informal] a private in the British army. trench mortars  any of various portable mortars for shooting projectiles at a high trajectory and short  range. Un moment  [French] one moment. Valenciennes  city in northern France, near the Belgian border, which the Germans occupied during  World War I. Verey light  a flare gun. waggle-top  a mortar shell that wobbles like a Roman candle as it spins to earth. the well-known phrase from Goethe's "Götz von Berlichingen"  the reference is to the phrase  "lick my ass." what we ought to annex  that is, lands that Germany felt it had a right to claim.
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Unformatted text preview: white-horses whitecaps. whortleberries blue or blackish edible berries with a powdery bloom. "William Tell" a dramatic historical poem written by Johann Schiller in 1804, which emphasizes the themes of freedom and patriotism. In Swiss legend, William Tell was a hero in the fight for independence from Austria, forced, on pain of death, to shoot an apple off his son's head with bow and arrow. wireless-men radio operators. wiring fatigue the tedious task of laying barbed wire to slow an enemy assault....
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