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Meaning of FUSILLADE

Pronunciation:  'fyoosu`leyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
  2. [v]  attack with fusillade

FUSILLADE is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: burst, salvo, volley
 See Also: discharge, fire, fire, firing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fu"sil*lade"\, n. [F. fusillade, cf. It. fucilata.
    See {Fusil} a firelock.] (Mil.)
    A simultaneous discharge of firearms.
  2. \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
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