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fusillade


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fusillade  \Fu"sil*lade"\,  n.  [F.  fusillade,  cf  It  fucilata 
  See  {Fusil}  a  firelock.]  (Mil.) 
  A  simultaneous  discharge  of  firearms. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fusillade  \Fu"sil*lade"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fusillader};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Fusillading}.] 
  To  shoot  down  of  shoot  at  by  a  simultaneous  discharge  of 
  firearms. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fusillade 
  n  :  rapid  simultaneous  discharge  of  firearms;  "our  fusillade 
  from  the  left  flank  caught  them  by  surprise"  [syn:  {salvo}, 
  {volley},  {burst}] 
  v  :  attack  with  fusillade 




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