The carronade had a powder chamber like many of the earliest guns known, and was similar to a mortar.
Also, the violent recoil by which a carronade is often thrown off the slide of its carriage.
Each carried a carronade, with which they opened fire on the privateer.
We had a carronade in the bow, which we instantly turned on them and discharged.
Everybody was silent, letting the carronade continue its horrible din.
In the days of wooden ships the "carronade" became a most useful weapon.
He slews all out of gear, like a carronade with rotten lashings.
The carronade was fired with a tremendous report but no visible effect.
For artillery he had some 6-pounders and a 32-pounder carronade.
Say yes, and all's right; say no, and I'm off like a round shot from a carronade.