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Definition of Bombard

Bombard
Bombard 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.
Bombard
Bombard Bom"bard, n. [OE. bombarde, fr. F. bombarde.] (Mus.) See Bombardo. [Obs.]
Bombard
Bombard 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

- Bombard may refer to the act of carrying out a bombardment. It may also refer to: Alain Bombard (1924–2005), French biologist, physician and politician;...
- The bombard is a cannon or mortar used throughout the Middle Ages and the early modern period. Bombards were mainly large calibre, muzzle-loading artillery...
- they had evolved from small handguns to giant 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 cannon, specifically a super-sized bombard, which saw action in...
- The bombard (Breton: talabard, ar vombard, French: bombarde) is a contemporary conical-bore double-reed instrument widely used to play traditional Breton...
- Alain Bombard (Paris, 27 October 1924 – Paris, 19 July 2005) was a French biologist, physician and politician famous for sailing in a small boat across...
- Bombarder (Serbian Cyrillic: Бомбардер; trans. Bomber) is a Serbian and former Yugoslav speed/thrash metal band. Bombarder was originally formed in 1986...
- namesake was not a railway gun. Germany developed the Paris Gun, able to bombard Paris from over 100 kilometres (62 mi), though s**** were relatively light...
- to Jeddah on 28 March. Witnesses told Reuters that Egyptian warships bombarded Houthi positions as they attempted to advance on Aden on 30 March. Warships...
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