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.
Red Fleece Will Levington Comfort
The Long Roll Mary Johnston
War Days in Brittany Elsie Deming Jarves
History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.) Thomas Carlyle
Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals William H. Armstrong
Mary Queen of Scots, Makers of History Jacob Abbott
The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885 Charles Royle
The Battle of New Orleans Zachary F. Smith
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Vicente Blasco Ibanez
The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
an intense and continuous artillery bombardment
to attack (a target) with cannon
a South American tree, Couroupita guianensis, bearing round, woody-husked fruit whose shells are used to make containers and utensils.
Cape, a cape in SE Canada, the NE extremity of Nova Scotia. Strait of, Also called Gut of Canso. a channel in SE Canada that separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island, flowing NW from the Atlantic Ocean to Northumberland Strait. About 17 miles (27 km) long and 1 mile (1.6 km) wide. Historical […]
2nd person singular present of can1 . to be able to; have the ability, power, or skill to: She can solve the problem easily, I’m sure. to know how to: He can play chess, although he’s not particularly good at it. to have the power or means to: A dictator can impose his will on […]