a soldier serving in an unit of the army.
Drafted as a private, he applied for officer training, and then, as an artilleryman, rapidly climbed the ranks.
The Noble General John Barry July 23, 2011
You have got to learn to be a soldier—an artilleryman, not a molly.
Gil the Gunner George Manville Fenn
Would you have me neglect one of the foremost articles of an artilleryman’s faith?
Waring’s Peril Charles King
Another had on the uniform of an artilleryman, and his left arm was in a sling.
McClure’s Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1893 Various
The artilleryman’s hands shook with agitation as Maurice perused the letter.
The Downfall Emile Zola
And just as I was beginning to face these things, the artilleryman stopped digging, and looked at me.
The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
“We’ve got with us a stray of yours,” said the artilleryman.
The Long Roll Mary Johnston
Debel had noticed an artilleryman on horseback who was about his size.
The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre
He found, however, that the artilleryman was still asleep, and returned to Andre.
No Surrender! G. A. Henty
See now, an artilleryman has just come out on the ramparts; one can distinguish his facings perfectly, even at that distance!
Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War Mr Jkai
noun (pl) -men
a serviceman who serves in an artillery unit
a soldier serving in an unit of the army. Historical Examples In the Rue Crozatier an artillerist of the army, gone over to the people on the 18th March, was surrounded. History of the Commune of 1871 P. Lissagary He threw out his anchor, which ricochetted, as an artillerist would say. Phaeton Rogers Rossiter Johnson […]
- Artillery plant
a spreading, tropical American plant, Pilea microphylla, of the nettle family, having small, fleshy leaves and green flowers, grown as a curiosity because the pollen is discharged explosively when dry. noun any of various tropical urticaceous plants of the genus Pilea, such as P. microphylla, all having stamens that discharge their pollen explosively
characterized by a showy, pretentious, and often spurious display of artistic interest, manner, or mannerism. a male given name, form of . . Contemporary Examples Once she became a “pro”, however, she abandoned her arty ways and stuck to a more documentary style. India’s Modern Eye Blake Gopnik July 16, 2012 Cosmopolis is too arty […]
characterized by a showy, pretentious, and often spurious display of artistic interest, manner, or mannerism. Historical Examples How artily I wish I coud afford to foller his brillyant xampel! Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, December 31, 1887 Various The right honorable gentleman laughed ‘artily, it said, same as they say about royalty. Walking […]