Definition of Drumfire

1. Noun. Intense and continuous artillery fire.

Exact synonyms: Cannonade
Generic synonyms: Artillery Fire, Cannon Fire
Derivative terms: Cannonade



Definition of Drumfire

1. Noun. Heavy, continuous, rapid gunfire ¹

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Definition of Drumfire

1. heavy, continuous gunfire [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drumfire

drum stick
drum sticks
drum up
drumbeat
drumbeater
drumbeaters
drumbeating
drumbeatings
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drumble
drumbled
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drumette
drumettes
drumfire (current term)
drumfires
drumfish
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drumlike

Literary usage of Drumfire

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1. A Surgeon in Arms by R. J. Manion (1918)
"Our artillery is so immense in numbers of guns that drumfire is common by day. By night the sky on the horizon is lit up in all directions by the repeated ..."

2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"It led the Germans to coin and add a new word to their vocabulary, " Trommel-feuer," or "drumfire." Others called it whirlpool, or cyclone- fire, ..."

3. The United States in the World War by John Bach McMaster (1918)
"... in spite of the Roumanian campaign was stronger in men and material than ever before; how, "while on the Somme and on the Corso the drumfire resounded, ..."

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