artillery

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English artillerie, from Old French artillerie.

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artillery (countable and uncountable, plural artilleries)

  1. Large projectile weapons, transportable and usually operated by more than one person; usually various types of cannon, but rocket artillery also exists.
  2. An army unit that uses such weapons.
  3. Gunnery.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Campbell to this entry?)
  4. (archaic) A military formation using projectile weapons, such as archers.

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References[edit]

  • artillery at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • artillery in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.