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: a noncommissioned officer in the British artillery
: a bomber-crew member who releases the bombs
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1562, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
borrowed from Middle French, "one in charge of a bombard," from bombarde bombard entry 1 + -ier -eer
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: the person in a military aircraft who controls when the bombs are dropped
: an officer who operates large guns and has a low rank in the British Army
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