Mudcat Café message #3177252 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: GUEST,Lighter
27-Jun-11 - 01:13 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Meaning of lyrics to Dixie Land
Subject: RE: Origins: Meaning of lyrics to Dixie Land
It might be a huge fish, but a "forty-pounder" was the common term for cannon that fired a forty-pound shot.