Cannonade



a continued discharge of cannon, especially during an attack.
an attack, as of invective or censure, suggestive of cannon fire; barrage.
to attack continuously with or as if with cannon.
to discharge like continuous cannon fire.
Contemporary Examples

The Wrong Election Takeaways From Christie’s Win, Virginia, and More Michael Tomasky November 6, 2013

Historical Examples

The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 2 of 2 Edgerton Ryerson
English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century James Anthony Froude
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885 Charles Royle
The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.
Lorraine Robert W. Chambers
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
The Insurrection in Paris An Englishman: Davy

noun
an intense and continuous artillery bombardment
verb
to attack (a target) with cannon
n.

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