Tommy Atkins; a typical private in the British army; a British soldier.
A diminutive of the male given name Thomas.
Etymology: Tom +‎ -y
A diminutive of the female given name Thomasina.
Etymology: Tom +‎ -y
bread, -- generally a penny roll; the supply of food carried by workmen as their daily allowance
a truck, or barter; the exchange of labor for goods, not money
Tommy is the fourth album by English rock band The Who, released by Track Records and Polydor Records in the UK and Decca Records/MCA in the US. A double album telling a loose story about a "deaf, dumb and blind kid", Tommy was the first musical work to be billed overtly as a rock opera. Released in 1969, the album was mostly composed by Pete Townshend. In 1998, it was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for "historical, artistic and significant value". It has sold over 20 million copies worldwide.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tom′i, n. a penny roll, bread, provisions: the system of giving food as part wages.—v.t. to oppress by the tommy or truck-system.—ns. Tomm′y-shop, a truck-shop; Tom′-nod′dy, the puffin or sea-parrot: a fool.—Tommy Atkins, or Tomm′y, a generic name for the English private soldier.—Soft tommy, soft bread, as opposed to hard tack or sea-biscuit.
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The numerical value of Tommy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Tommy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
I came back very strong and my reaction was very good after losing here against Tommy, i didn't drop a set for the rest of the grasscourt season, which I was very happy about. So I just hope I can find my rhythm and range a bit earlier.
That sort of thing helps The Englishman self belief. Tommy has great self-confidence and he's quite simply the real deal now, he is probably as good a player as there is out there right now who hasn't yet won a major. He is definitely one of my picks for next week.
This is just Tommy, he's always been super creative and loves building stuff. He woke up at 6 a.m. to work on it over the course of a few days until it was perfect. When I saw it, my jaw just dropped.
Tommy Richard, who's your favorite little rascal Alfalfa or is it Spanky
Tommy left us a note, he didn't have anything in there about take some time off.
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