noun Also cannon ball .
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Example sentences from the Web for cannonball
My description of Cannonball has become admittedly abstract, and the novel is sometimes inexplicably opaque.
A cannonball—metal or human—displaces water, but it regains its own level.
It is at this point that Cannonball turns toward Pynchonian conspiracy.
But the Republican Party has shot like a cannonball to the right.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Delusions About the GOP’s ‘Fever’ Breaking|Michael Tomasky|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Leading from the front, he has a cannonball of a shot and can wreak havoc from distance.
His head was shot off by a cannonball just as his regiment was charging at the bridge.
Hotel and tourist camp facilities limited in most towns; many natural camping places along the Cannonball River.North Dakota|Various
As I entered the building a cannonball from the enemy crashed through the house and killed four soldiers by the stairway.
He was buried in a hole pierced by a cannonball in the middle of the church of the Ursulines; and there he still rests.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Who was, then, the important personage struck by a French cannonball?
British Dictionary definitions for cannonball
- a very fast low serve
- (as modifier)a cannonball serve