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noun as in artillery

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Tawanda "Tee" Hanible, a gunnery sergeant in the Marine Corps, was among them.

Gunnery Sgt. Tawanda Hanible said she joined the Marines after her brother enlisted, leaving behind her children to go to war.

The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.

Their gunnery won't run to it—was never meant to run to it—and with five going aeroplanes we can't do the spotting.

He paid particular attention to gunnery, and the "Shannon" ere long gained a unique reputation for excellence of shooting.

"Makes one feel jolly rotten," remarked Eccles, the "Royal Oak's" gunnery jack.

The gunnery of the Chinese artilleryman improved, and gaunt breaches were formed in the walls.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gunnery, such as: battery, cannon, ordnance, arms, bazooka, and force.

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