Noun(1) a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels(2) heavy gun fired from a tank(3) (Middle Ages(4) heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane(5) lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals(6) a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
Verb(1) make a cannon(2) fire a cannon
(1) I simply do not believe in the validity of the concept of a canon , and for that reason I consider the important writers of the past not as models, but as challenges.(2) The archbishop of Malines, Cardinal Josef Van Roey, made Lemaitre a canon of the cathedral in 1935.(3) So far, the growth of cultural studies has accompanied (though not caused) an expansion of the literary canon .(4) he was appointed canon of Christ Church, Oxford(5) Can't say I'm sufficiently familiar with Ms Francis's literary canon to comment.(6) The canon 's Requiem Mass was held in Waterford, Ireland, where he was born and spent his last years.(7) The only other surviving writings that are exclusively apocalyptic in style come from outside our biblical canon and are usually unfamiliar to anyone but scholars in the field.(8) I was rather surprised at the choosing of this opera for a new production, I am sure that there are other operas in the JanÔö£├¡cek canon which are more in need of replenishment.(9) Reading Scripture diachronically and synchronically, all views provided by the canon would be considered as in a kind of dialogue.(10) Further, an author's canon provides an unstable foundation for constructing his or her personal beliefs, as scholarship on Map's works demonstrates.(11) It might be that the easiest way to explain why a movie doesn't work is to compare it to one that does, which is why I bring up the cinematic canon of Christopher Guest and his repertory company.(12) He became a canon of the Order of St Augustine at the monastery of Holywood in Nithsdale.(13) the very simple rhythmic structure of this double canon(14) Ruth is one of only two books in the Hebrew canon that bears the name of a woman.(15) Do you think many of them are being absorbed into the Western canon, or is the canon being changed to accommodate them?(16) Most of us accept the canon of ├ö├ç├┐all-time classics├ö├ç├û by reputation only.
(1) cannon fodder :: fodder fanafanua
1. mounted gun ::
2. field gun ::
3. piece of artillery ::
4. mortar ::
5. howitzer ::
6. culverin ::
7. falconet ::
8. collide with ::
9. hit ::
10. run into ::
11. crash into ::
12. plow into ::
Different Formscannon, cannonade, cannonades, cannoned, cannoning, cannons
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