Since January, the White House has released 217 notices related to energy, barraging reporters with multiple missives each day.
They were barraging the ground about Loos fiercely and continuously.
Targets various—mostly "barraging" Mametz Wood and ground immediately to the west of it.
The Germans were barraging the crest of the hill, with their universal-shell bursting high with black oily clouds.
The roar of the guns was louder than ever again, barraging the second line.
1859, "action of barring; man-made barrier in a stream," from French barrer "to stop," from barre "bar," from Old French barre (see bar (n.1)). Artillery sense is 1916, from World War I French phrase tir de barrage "barrier fire" intended to isolate the objective. As a verb by 1917. Related: Barraged; barraging.