harassing fire

noun

Definition of harassing fire

: fire designed to disturb the rest, curtail the movement, or lower the morale of enemy troops especially : artillery fire having these objects

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“Harassing fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harassing%20fire. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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