Tom Collins

noun

Tom Col·​lins ˈtäm-ˈkä-lənz How to pronounce Tom Collins (audio)
: a collins with a base of gin

Word History

Etymology

from the name Tom Collins

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Tom Collins was circa 1909

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“Tom Collins.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tom%20Collins. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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