Yet I will not deny that at the intaking of a town it is well to have good store of bombards.
Fear not the bombards,—their enchanted balls swerve from the brave!
There are also bombards which we could drag over the hills, and so beat down this iron gate.
Their vessels are armed with bombards, shorter than those in use with us.
The stone balls of the bombards did no great damage to the defences.
The boulevards and towers on the north were armed with bombards.
Then the bombards of the cavaliers A and B joined in as on the previous day.
They were known under the varied names of bombards, serpentines, etc.
There were six large guns in the place, and many small, and bombards.
Soon the air was full of the roaring of these bombards, and they served somewhat the king's purpose.