verb (used with object), can·non·ad·ed, can·non·ad·ing.
verb (used without object), can·non·ad·ed, can·non·ad·ing.
Examples from the Web for cannonading
English ships had been cannonading Montcalm's lines until after nightfall, and seeming to threaten a landing.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
General Grant had gone up the river on a gunboat soon after the cannonading began.
The cannonading at Douglas Island continued—muffled thunder that ceases neither night nor day.Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska|Charles Warren Stoddard
From now on to the 16th the usual occurrences of cannonading, dismounting pieces, fighting all the time, continued.Two Wars: An Autobiography of General Samuel G. French|Samuel Gibbs French
Harsch could not help it; the Prussian cannonading was so furious.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle