Definition of Cannoneer

1. Noun. A serviceman in the artillery.

Exact synonyms: Artilleryman, Gunner, Machine Gunner
Generic synonyms: Man, Military Man, Military Personnel, Serviceman
Derivative terms: Cannon, Cannon, Cannon, Cannon, Gun



Definition of Cannoneer

1. n. A man who manages, or fires, cannon.

Definition of Cannoneer

1. Noun. (context: military) A person who tends and operates a piece of artillery, especially a cannon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cannoneer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannoneer

cannon fire
cannon fodder
cannon sound
cannon wave
cannonade
cannonaded
cannonades
cannonading
cannonball
cannonball along
cannonball pulse
cannonballed
cannonballing
cannoned
cannoneer (current term)
cannoneering
cannoneers
cannoning
cannonite
cannonlike
cannonries
cannonry
cannons
cannot
cannot but
canns
cannula
cannulae
cannular

Literary usage of Cannoneer

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1. Bugle-echoes: A Collection of Poems of the Civil War, Northern and Southern by Francis Fisher Browne (1886)
"JUST as the spring came laughing through the strife, With all its gorgeous cheer, In the bright April of historic life, Fell the great cannoneer. ..."

2. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"Just as the spring came laughing through the strife, With all its gorgeous cheer, In the bright April of historic life, Fell the great cannoneer. ..."

3. Napoleon; a History of the Art of War by Theodore Ayrault Dodge (1907)
"... if you could go to Landshut, it would be preferable, but strive to go to Moosburg," the emperor wrote, — while he Bavarian cannoneer, Mounted Artillery. ..."

4. Underground: Gambling and Its Horrors. by Thomas Wallace Knox (1876)
"THE PENITENT AND cannoneer. AFTER the shafts have been completed and the levels opened in the mines, the work may be said to be fairly under way. ..."

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