bombard

A large jug made of sewn leather and lined with pitch or resin to make it watertight; used from medieval times to the 18thC.

Bombard

• (v. t.) To attack with bombards or with artillery; especially, to throw shells, hot shot, etc., at or into. • (n.) A piece of heavy ordnance formerly used for throwing stones and other ponderous missiles. It was the earliest kind of cannon. • (n.) Padded breeches. • (n.) A bombardment. • (n.) See Bombardo. • (n.) A l...
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bombard

(from the article `military technology`) ...gradually, and the modern use of the term to describe a gun large enough to fire an explosive shell did not emerge until the 20th century.) The ...
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bombard

1. 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. ... 3. A large drinking...
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bombard

bomb verb throw bombs at or attack with bombs; `The Americans bombed Dresden`
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Bombard

[music] The bombard, also known as talabard or ar vombard in the Breton language or bombarde in French, is a contemporary conical-bore double-reed instrument widely used to play traditional Breton music. The bombard is a woodwind instrument, and a member of the oboe family. Describing it as an oboe, however, can be misleading since it has a...
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bombard

[Verb] To attack (with questions or with bombs).
Example: The army will bombard the capital city as soon as war is declared.
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Bombard

[weapon] The bombard is a cannon or mortar used in medieval times. It was a large caliber, muzzle-loading artillery piece mainly used during sieges to throw stone balls at opponent’s walls. The primary use was to break down the walls of the enemy so the army could get to the enemy. Most bombards were made of iron and used gunpowder to lau...
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Bombard

Bom'bard noun [ French bombarde , Late Latin bombarda , from Latin bombus + -ard . Confer 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 c...
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Bombard

Bom·bard' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bombarded ; present participle & verbal noun Bombarding .] To attack with bombards or with artillery; especially, to throw shells, hot shot, etc., at or into. « Next, she means...
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Bombard

A bombard was a type of cannon or mortar generally loaded with stone instead of iron balls.
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bombard

a large leather container meant to hold liquor.
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Bombard

An early form of cannon.
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bombard

bombard 1. To attack with bombs, shells, or missiles. 2. To assail persistently, as with requests. 3. To irradiate (an atom). 4. To attack with a cannon firing stone balls; an early form of cannon that fired stone balls.
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bombard

instrument like the bassoon
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Bombard

The USS Bombard was an American Admirable Class minesweeper of 625 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Bombard was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 104. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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bombard

Type: Term Pronunciation: bom-bard′ Definitions: 1. To expose a substance to particulate or electromagnetic radiations for the purpose of making it radioactive.
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bombard

[v] - throw bombs at or attack with bombs
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