verb (used with object), fu·sil·lad·ed, fu·sil·lad·ing.
- fusiform aneurysm,
- fusiform gyrus,
- fusion beat
Origin of fusillade
Examples from the Web for fusillade
They can expect a fusillade of incoming from Gillibrand and her colleagues.Senate Hearings Will Probe Sexual Assaults in the Armed Services|Lloyd Grove|March 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All this fusillade of telegrams made but small impression on the recipients, who found in them nothing new.Mystery at Geneva|Rose Macaulay
With mad cries and a fusillade of shots, the bandits charged.Frank Merriwell Down South|Burt L. Standish
In a moment we heard a fusillade; the guns were searching out the invader.Life in the War Zone|Gertrude Atherton
Word Origin for fusillade
"simultaneous discharge of firearms," 1801, from French fusillade, from fusiller "to shoot," from fusil "musket" (see fusilier). As a verb from 1816.