mis·​sile·​ry | \ ˈmi-səl-rē How to pronounce missilery (audio) \

Definition of missilery

: missiles especially : guided missiles

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The North displayed its latest missilery in the February parade, however, and Washington hardly batted an eye. Eric Talmadge, Fox News, "N. Korea stages huge parade, holds back on advanced missiles," 9 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of missilery

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of missilery was in 1866

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