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Definition of Bombard
BombardBombard Bom"bard, n. [F. bombarde, LL. bombarda, fr. L. bombus
+ -ard. Cf. Bumper, and see Bomb.]
1. (Gun.) A piece of heavy ordnance formerly used for
throwing stones and other ponderous missiles. It was the
earliest kind of cannon.
They planted in divers places twelve great bombards,
wherewith they threw huge stones into the air,
which, falling down into the city, might break down
the houses. --Knolles.
2. A bombardment. [Poetic & R.] --J. Barlow.
3. A large drinking vessel or can, or a leather bottle, for
carrying liquor or beer. [Obs.]
Yond same black cloud, yond huge one, looks like a
foul bombard that would shed his liquor. --Shak.
4. pl. Padded breeches. [Obs.]
Bombard phrase, inflated language; bombast. [Obs.] --B.
Jonson. BombardBombard Bom"bard, n. [OE. bombarde, fr. F. bombarde.] (Mus.)
See Bombardo. [Obs.] BombardBombard Bom*bard", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bombarded; p. pr. &
vb. n. Bombarding.]
To attack with bombards or with artillery; especially, to
throw shells, hot shot, etc., at or into.
Next, she means to bombard Naples. --Burke.
His fleet bombarded and burnt down Dieppe. --Wood.
Meaning of Bombard from wikipedia
to the act of carrying
out a bombardment. It may also refer
to: Alain Bombard
- The bombard
is a cannon
Ages and the early modern
were mainly large
calibre, muzzle-loading artillery...
- they had evolved
from small handguns
wrought-iron or cast-bronze bombards within
a span of just several
decades. Iron balls
and shot: By the 16th...
- The Blacker Bombard
, also known
as the 29mm Spigot
Mortar, was an infantry
anti-tank weapon devised
by Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart Blacker
in the early...
- Gun or Great Turkish Bombard
(Turkish: Şahi topu or simply
Şahi) is a 15th-century siege
a super-sized bombard
- The bombard
(Breton: talabard, ar vombard, French: bombarde) is a contemporary
conical-bore double-reed instrument widely
used to play traditional
- Alain Bombard
(Paris, 27 October
1924 – Paris, 19 July 2005) was a French
and politician famous
in a small
(Serbian Cyrillic: Бомбардер; trans. Bomber) is a Serbian
and former Yugoslav
was originally formed
was not a railway
gun. Germany developed
Gun, able to bombard Paris
from over 100 kilometres
(62 mi), though
s**** were relatively
- to Jeddah
on 28 March. Witnesses
that Egyptian warships bombarded Houthi positions
as they attempted
on Aden on 30 March. Warships...
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