Pronunciation: (kan"u-nād'), [key]
—n., v., -ad•ed, -ad•ing.
1. a continued discharge of cannon, esp. during an attack.
2. an attack, as of invective or censure, suggestive of cannon fire; barrage.
to attack continuously with or as if with cannon
to discharge like continuous cannon fire.
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