cannonry

[kan-uh n-ree]

noun, plural can·non·ries.

a discharge of artillery.

Origin of cannonry

First recorded in 1830–40; cannon + -ry
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cannonry

noun plural -ries rare

a volley of artillery fire
artillery in general
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