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shellfire

[shel-fahyuh r] /ˈʃɛlˌfaɪər/
noun, Military.
1.
the firing of explosive shells or projectiles.
Origin of shellfire
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; shell + fire
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shellfire

/ˈʃɛlˌfaɪə/
noun
1.
the firing of artillery shells
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