Definition of Cannonading

1. Verb. (present participle of cannonade) ¹



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Definition of Cannonading

1. cannonade [v] - See also: cannonade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannonading

cannizzarite
cannoli
cannolis
cannon
cannon-bone
cannon ball
cannon bone
cannon cracker
cannon fire
cannon fodder
cannon sound
cannon wave
cannonade
cannonaded
cannonades
cannonading (current term)
cannonball
cannonball along
cannonball pulse
cannonballed
cannonballing
cannoned
cannoneer
cannoneering
cannoneers
cannoning
cannonite
cannonlike
cannonries

Literary usage of Cannonading

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1. The Historical Register of the United States by Thomas H. Palmer (1814)
"Sir' I beg leave to inform you, that on the morning of the 21st Nov. at six o'clock, a heavy cannonading opened upon this garrison from all the batteries at ..."

2. Life in Mexico During a Residence of Two Years in that Country (1843)
"... Suspense — cannonading — Government bulletin — Plan of the rebels defeated — Proclamation of the President — Of General Valencia — Maternal affection ..."

3. A Narrative of Excursions, Voyages, and Travels, Performed at Different by George Rapelje (1834)
"There was great cannonading all day at the town of Scio ; it was reported the Greeks had taken part of it, and were endeavoring to subdue it altogether. ..."

4. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1901)
"CHAPTER XLI A formidable cannonading—Guns drawing near—Hearts bounding with ... "ON the i5th, at two o'clock in the morning, a formidable cannonading was ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"... on the eastern side yet stands part of that venerable fabric which baffled the attempts of General Sarsfield, of whose unsuccessful cannonading in 1690, ..."

6. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1857)
"... GLOVER—ATTEMPT TO SURPRISE ROGERS, THE RENEGADE—TROOPERS IN A ROUGH COUNTRY— ALARMS AT "WHITE PLAINS—cannonading OF SHIPS AT FORT WASHINGTON—MARCH OF ..."

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