can·​non·​ry ˈka-nən-rē How to pronounce cannonry (audio)
plural cannonries
: a battery of cannons or cannon fire

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1583, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cannonry was circa 1583

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Cite this Entry

“Cannonry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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