Definition of Cannonry

1. n. Cannon, collectively; artillery.



Definition of Cannonry

1. Noun. Cannons, collectively; battery of cannons. ¹

2. Noun. The firing of cannons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cannonry

1. artillery [n -RIES] - See also: artillery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannonry

cannonading
cannonball
cannonball along
cannonball pulse
cannonballed
cannonballing
cannonballs
cannoned
cannoneer
cannoneering
cannoneers
cannoning
cannonite
cannonlike
cannonries
cannonry (current term)
cannons
cannot
cannot but
canns
cannula
cannulae
cannular
cannulas
cannulate
cannulated
cannulates
cannulating
cannulation
cannulisation

Literary usage of Cannonry

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1. Brief Memoir Explanatory of a New Trace of a Front of Fortification in Place by William Henry Chase (1846)
"Its advantages are economy and great capacity of the earth rampart to resist the effects of cannonry. Its disadvantages are that it offers greater facility ..."

2. Liberty's Triumph: A Poem by Robert Wharton Landis (1849)
"... the foe the cannonry. But Gunby, free by Webster's swift recoil, Wheels to his left on Stuart, who pursues The flying Second regiment, and the fray Now ..."

3. Collected Poems by Alfred Noyes (1913)
"... laborious path, Accepted her suave plea, and with all speed Pressed on his huge emprise until it seemed His coasts groaned with grim bulks of cannonry, ..."

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