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synonyms for cannoneer

  • shooter
  • artilleryman
  • marksman
  • rifleman
  • soldier
  • warrant officer
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How to use cannoneer in a sentence

Two hours later those cannon were fired, and unluckily killed the cannoneer who had given Lilly a timely warning.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
The cannoneer chose the densest red of the advancing mass, and sent the shot straight to the mark.
IN HOSTILE REDJOSEPH ALTSHELER
Yes, and the moat Fill'd up; the cannoneer hath done his parts; We may enter six abreast.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
The gun was free to pass, and it passed, each cannoneer and driver looking once at John Agnor, lying dead with a steady face.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
Many a cannoneer had sought rest on his back on the march, but none had ventured on so high a perch when going into battle.
THE STORY OF A CANNONEER UNDER STONEWALL JACKSONEDWARD A. MOORE
Cannoneer number one of the gun crew occupied his prescribed position in the same location to the immediate right of the breech.
"AND THEY THOUGHT WE WOULDN'T FIGHT"FLOYD GIBBONS
An hour later, a young cannoneer gave in to fatigue and ignored orders to the extent of reclining on gun trail and falling asleep.
"AND THEY THOUGHT WE WOULDN'T FIGHT"FLOYD GIBBONS
It was an unspeakable humiliation for a cannoneer to be thus fingered by a driver, but what could we do?
FROM THE RAPIDAN TO RICHMOND AND THE SPOTTSYLVANIA CAMPAIGNWILLIAM MEADE DAME
A cannoneer swabbed inside the gun barrel to cool it down for more powder.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
The Special Messenger rose quietly to her feet, and at the same instant a passing cannoneer turned and saw her in the doorway.
SPECIAL MESSENGERROBERT W. CHAMBERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANNONEER

  • artilleryman
  • cannoneer
  • marksman
  • rifleman
  • shooter
  • soldier
  • warrant officer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.