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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUNNER

On this the gunner said he would go aft, and speak to Mr. Osgood on the subject.

There he is now, bending over to speak to the gunner; you remember Louis, the gunner, don't you?

As he stood there deep in thought, he was joined by Hagthorpe, Wolverstone, and Ogle the gunner.

Master Leigh was cursing his gunner for having aimed too high.

A figure from the pages of Ovid, metamorphosed to a gunner of Santa Anna!

“Yes,” continued the gunner, though the words came with an effort.

All this the gunner reported at once to his commanding officer.

“You will take possession of them,” said Heemskirk to the gunner.

The Dutch gunner appeared on the forecastle of the Bonito, and with him a couple of men.

There was a gunner near Stafford who worked in silence and rested from his work in silence.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., gonner "one who works a cannon," agent noun from gun.

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nounperson serving in military
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