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Definitions of cannon

  1. To collide or strike violently, esp. so as to glance off or rebound; to strike and rebound. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. fire a cannon Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. make a cannon, in billiards Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. See Carom. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. (medieval) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. heavy gun fired from a tank Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. A great gun; a piece of ordnance or artillery; a firearm for discharging heavy shot with great force. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A hollow cylindrical piece carried by a revolving shaft, on which it may, however, revolve independently. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A kind of type. See Canon. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A great gun. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. A great gun for heavy shot. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A large gun for throwing balls, shells, &c., by the force of gunpowder; striking both balls at billiards. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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  1. A cannon ball took him from his friends, from his family, from the happiness which surrounded him. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Tom told what the cannon had done. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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