Examples from the Web for cannon-shot
Nothing but triumphant Austrian shot and cannon-shot going yonder; these battalions too have to fall back with sore loss.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
But deep down in himself he knew that no girl in her place, feeling as she felt, would have heard a cannon-shot.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson
The cannon-shot were generally high: some that fell short rolled, and were brought up by our little mound of defence.
Impact is the blow given by the striking body; as, the impact of the cannon-shot upon the target.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
There was a young Union officer, with both feet crushed by a cannon-shot.My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field|Charles Carleton Coffin