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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gunner  \Gun"ner\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  works  a  gun,  whether  on  land  or  sea;  a  cannoneer. 
 
  2.  A  warrant  officer  in  the  navy  having  charge  of  the 
  ordnance  on  a  vessel. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  great  northern  diver  or  loon.  See  {Loon}. 
  b  The  sea  bream.  [Prov.  Eng.  or  Irish] 
 
  {Gunner's  daughter},  the  gun  to  which  men  or  boys  were  lashed 
  for  punishment.  [Sailor's  slang]  --W.  C.  Russell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gunner 
  n  :  a  serviceman  in  the  artillery  [syn:  {artilleryman},  {cannoneer}, 
  {machine  gunner}] 




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