Definitions of ordnance

  1. large but transportable armament Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Heavy guns; artillery; military supplies. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. (orig.) Any arrangement, disposition, or equipment: great guns: artillery. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Heavy guns; artillery. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Implements of war, especially artillery. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Cannon, or great guns, mortars and howitzers; artillery. Ordnance survey, a survey of Britain at the instance of government. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. A general term applied to all things connected with artillery; cannon; artillery. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for ordnance

  1. He wished to learn how a new piece of ordnance would act, so fired it off with no more intention of striking Russia than of hitting the moon. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  2. They have a great many pieces of brass ordnance which they fire lying on the ground, using no carriages. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr