cannonade

cannonade
Synonyms and related words:
aim at, air raid, antiaircraft barrage, barrage, blast, blitz, blitzkrieg, bomb, bombard, bombardment, boom, booming, box barrage, broadside, burst, cannon, cannonry, commence firing, creeping barrage, drumfire, emergency barrage, enfilade, fire a volley, fire at, fire upon, fusillade, growl, grumble, hail, lightning attack, lightning war, mortar, mortar barrage, normal barrage, open fire, open up on, peal, pepper, pop at, rake, roar, roll, rumble, salvo, shell, shoot, shoot at, shower, snipe, snipe at, spray, standing barrage, strafe, strafing, take aim at, torpedo, volley, zero in on

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  • Cannonade — Can non*ade , n. [F. Canonnade; cf. It. cannanata.] 1. The act of discharging cannon and throwing ball, shell, etc., for the purpose of destroying an army, or battering a town, ship, or fort; usually, an attack of some continuance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cannonade — Can non*ade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cannonade}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cannonading}.] To attack with heavy artillery; to batter with cannon shot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cannonade — Can non*ade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cannonade}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cannonading}.] To attack with heavy artillery; to batter with cannon shot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cannonade — Can non*ade , v. i. To discharge cannon; as, the army cannonaded all day. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cannonade — index barrage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cannonade — discharge of artillery, 1650s, from CANNON (Cf. cannon) + ADE (Cf. ade). As a verb, from 1660s. Cf. Fr. canonnade (16c.), It. cannonata …   Etymology dictionary

  • cannonade — ► NOUN ▪ a period of continuous heavy gunfire. ► VERB ▪ discharge heavy guns continuously …   English terms dictionary

  • cannonade — [kan΄ən ād′] n. [Fr canonnade < canon, CANNON] a continuous firing of artillery vt. cannonaded, cannonading to attack or fire at with artillery vi. to fire artillery …   English World dictionary

  • Cannonade — For the cannon see Carronade Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Cannonade caption = sire = Bold Bidder grandsire = Bold Ruler dam = Queen Sucree damsire = Ribot sex = Stallion foaled = 1971 country = United States flagicon|USA colour =… …   Wikipedia

  • cannonade — [[t]kæ̱nəne͟ɪd[/t]] cannonades N COUNT A cannonade is an intense continuous attack of gunfire. ...the distant thunder of a cannonade. Syn: barrage …   English dictionary

  • cannonade — noun the distant cannonade kept us alert all night Syn: bombardment, shelling, gunfire, artillery fire, barrage, pounding …   Thesaurus of popular words

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