Thompson submachine gunThompson submachine gun
an early type of submachine gun
Origin of Thompson submachine gunafter a co-inventor, John T. Thompson (1860-1940), United States army officer
Thompson submachine gun
A .45-caliber submachine gun having a wooden stock and a box or drum magazine.
Origin of Thompson submachine gunAfter John Taliaferro Thompson, (1860–1940), American army officer.
(plural Thompson submachine guns)
From John Taliaferro Thompson, an American army officer