ar·​til·​lery·​man | \ är-ˈti-lə-rē-mən How to pronounce artilleryman (audio) , -ˈtil-rē \

Definition of artilleryman

: a soldier in the artillery

Examples of artilleryman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Roman’s unit the driver is dead, the commander is in intensive care, another artilleryman has shrapnel wounds, and the rest are concussed, like Roman. Scott Peterson, The Christian Science Monitor, 4 May 2022 The 22-year-old Arlington native was a field artilleryman assigned to a regiment in New Braunfels, outside San Antonio. NBC News, 25 Apr. 2022 Evans, a field artilleryman from Arlington, was assigned to A Battery, 4-133 Field Artillery Regiment in New Braunfels and joined the Texas Army National Guard in May 2019. Ariana Garcia, Chron, 25 Apr. 2022 Bishop Evans of Arlington was identified by the Texas Military Department as a field artilleryman assigned to a regiment in New Braunfels, outside San Antonio. Tim Stelloh, NBC News, 24 Apr. 2022 Hoenig was a plumber’s son from Fort Madison, Iowa, who attended Catholic schools; enlisted in the Army, serving as an artilleryman in Vietnam; and got his Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State. Washington Post, 21 Jan. 2022 Beach is an Army veteran, serving from 2002-05 as a field artilleryman. Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2021 Tapueluelu, 26, and hailing from Tukwila, Washington, was an artilleryman. Washington Post, 30 Sep. 2021 Eyman, an artilleryman in World War I, went to work for the ministry of production. oregonlive, 26 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of artilleryman

circa 1566, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for artilleryman

artillery + man entry 1

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12 May 2022

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“Artilleryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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