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Pronunciation: (kan'un), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cannon.html on line 103 [key]
n., pl. -nons, (esp. collectively) -non,
v.


n.
1. a mounted gun for firing heavy projectiles; a gun, howitzer, or mortar.
2. Brit. Mach.quill (def. 10).
3. Armor.a cylindrical or semicylindrical piece of plate armor for the upper arm or forearm; a vambrace or rerebrace.
4. Also called cannon bit, canon bit. a round bit for a horse.
5. the part of a bit that is in the horse's mouth.
6. (on a bell) the metal loop by which a bell is hung.
7. Zool.
a. See cannon bone.
b. the part of the leg in which the cannon bone is situated. See diag. under horse.
8. Brit.a carom in billiards.
9. Underworld Slang.a pickpocket.

v.i.
1. to discharge cannon.
2. Brit.to make a carom in billiards.

Can•non



Pronunciation: (kan'un), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cannon.html on line 209 [key]
n.
1. Annie Jump Pronunciation: (jump), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cannon.html on line 226 [key] 1863–1941, U.S. astronomer.
2. Joseph Gur•ney Pronunciation: (gûr'nē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cannon.html on line 242 [key] (“Uncle Joe”), 1836–1926, U.S. politician and legislator.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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