Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANNON

Christina is a soldier's daughter, and must learn to bear the noise of cannon.

Yes, madame; I wish it were a cannon in defence of La Pologne.

My heart began suddenly to feel like a cannon ball, in my breast.

And the thunder of galloping hoofs was more menacing than that of the cannon.

The reports of the rifles and cannon kept every one alert and watchful.

Only a small force and seventeen cannon were left to fight and cover his retreat.

He heard the bullets and every form of missile from the cannon whining all about them.

Above the cannon and rifles the music of the calling trumpets sounded.

His cannon flared on the dark horizon and the shells crashed in Vicksburg.

I did not think it possible for the fire of their cannon to increase, but it has done so.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.