- a soldier serving in an artillery unit of the army.
Also ar·til·ler·ist [ahr-til-er-ist] /ɑrˈtɪl ər ɪst/.
Origin of artilleryman
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Examples from the Web for artilleryman
Drafted as a private, he applied for officer training, and then, as an artilleryman, rapidly climbed the ranks.The Noble General
July 24, 2011
The artilleryman's hands shook with agitation as Maurice perused the letter.The Downfall
"We've got with us a stray of yours," said the artilleryman.
Others passed, and then there came an artilleryman, a gunner of the Horse Artillery.
He found, however, that the artilleryman was still asleep, and returned to Andre.No Surrender!
G. A. Henty
Would you have me neglect one of the foremost articles of an artilleryman's faith?Waring's Peril
- a serviceman who serves in an artillery unit
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