Definition of Cannon cracker

1. Noun. A large firecracker.

Generic synonyms: Banger, Cracker, Firecracker



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannon Cracker

cannily
canniness
canninesses
canning
cannings
cannister
cannisters
cannit
cannizzarite
cannoli
cannolis
cannon
cannon-bone
cannon ball
cannon bone
cannon cracker (current term)
cannon fire
cannon fodder
cannon sound
cannon wave
cannonade
cannonaded
cannonades
cannonading
cannonball
cannonball along
cannonball pulse
cannonballed
cannonballing

Literary usage of Cannon cracker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Face of the Fields by Dallas Lore Sharp (1911)
"I wished the cannon-cracker had been a keg of powder. I could tamp a keg of powder so snugly into the hole of those skunks! It was a beautiful summer ..."

2. Dangers and Chemistry of Fire, for Grammar Schools by Clarence Maris, Ohio Dept. of Public Instruction (1921)
"THE cannon cracker The cannon cracker is a murderer. The largest ones have in them two-thirds of an ounce of chlorate, and one-third of an ounce of sulphur ..."

3. The Bramble Bush by Caroline Fuller (1911)
"You might as well ask a cannon cracker to rehearse the part it's going to take ... A gentleman should have more reserve than a cannon cracker," said Patty. ..."

4. Everyday Ethics by Ella Lyman Cabot (1906)
"... by the explosion of a small cracker under a tin can, he puts a cannon-cracker under the can and gets his brother to hold the can down with his foot. ..."

5. Story of China and Japan: Embracing Their Geographical Positions, Enormous by James Hyde Clark (1894)
"The foregoing is a description of cannon cracker manufacture, but the same will apply to the small crackers. The latter, however, are generally made in the ..."

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