blow\ great\ guns


blow\ great\ guns
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  • blow great guns — phrasal of wind : to blow furiously and with roaring gusts * * * blow great guns (of wind) to blow tempestuously • • • Main Entry: ↑gun …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow great guns — See: GREAT GUNS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow great guns — See: GREAT GUNS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow great guns —  (Of wind)  Blow powerfully …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • To blow great guns — Blow Blow, v. t. 1. To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means; as, to blow the fire. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive by a current air; to impel; as, the tempest blew the ship ashore. [1913 Webster] Off at sea northeast winds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To blow great guns — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • great\ guns — I. interj. informal See: great Godfrey or great Scott II. adv. phr. informal 1. Very fast or very hard. Usually used in the phrases blow great guns , go great guns . The wind was blowing great guns, and big waves beat the shore. The men were… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • great guns — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Very fast or very hard. Usually used in the phrases blow great guns , go great guns . * /The wind was blowing great guns, and big waves beat the shore./ * /The men were going great guns to finish the job./ Compare: FAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great guns — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Very fast or very hard. Usually used in the phrases blow great guns , go great guns . * /The wind was blowing great guns, and big waves beat the shore./ * /The men were going great guns to finish the job./ Compare: FAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great guns —  See blow great guns …   A concise dictionary of English slang