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Example sentences from the Web for carronade
Bayliss wanted to reply with a carronade; but Dodd forbade him sternly, saying, "If we keep him aloof we are done for."Hard Cash|Charles Reade
The same remark applies to French and American ships when the use of the carronade extended from the British to other navies.
The gate itself was commanded by a carronade, and was watched by a guard.The Crater|James Fenimore Cooper
Also, pieces of ordnance of large calibre, in form between the gun and the carronade.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
She is a small brig carrying ten light guns, with one twenty-four pound carronade forward.