verb (used with object), fu·sil·lad·ed, fu·sil·lad·ing.
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
British Dictionary definitions for fusillade
Word Origin for fusillade
Word Origin and History for fusillade
"simultaneous discharge of firearms," 1801, from French fusillade, from fusiller "to shoot," from fusil "musket" (see fusilier). As a verb from 1816.