Lizzie

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A Lizzie was a big gun and its shell, the term originating at the Dardanelles and suggested by the firing of the fifteen inch guns of HMS Queen Elizabeth. [1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.145.

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