cannon cannon  /ˈkæ nən/


  1. (n) a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
  2. (n) heavy gun fired from a tank
  3. (n) (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
  4. (n) heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane
  5. (n) lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
  6. (n) a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
  7. (v) make a cannon
  8. (v) fire a cannon


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  • He hid the cannon at a dairy farm, and San Cesarians took turns guarding it.


  1. Civil War cannon has a story to tell

    NEVADA — Story County’s cannon has a story to tell, and now it has some help. Gov. Terry Branstad will be among the dozens of guests on hand at noon Friday for a dedication of an engraved stone commemorating the 1862 Civil War cannon located on the ground of the county administration building in Nevada.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Ames Tribune

  2. Antonio Cannon suspended indefinitely from ECU Football program

    East Carolina sophomore reserve outside receiver Antonio Cannon has been suspended indefinitely from all program activities effective immediately for a violation of team rules according to an announcement
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WNCT Greenville

  3. Cannon’s Sno Cones keeps customers cool

    One of his favorite things is to watch a smile spread across the faces of his customers when they take their first bite into one of Cannon’s Sno Cones colorful cold treat.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Kingwood Observer

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  • "A VP pick, it's like being shot out of a cannon. All of a sudden you're at the center of attention, and you want to look good," said Michelle Obama, adding she has never met Palin. "You're living in your home, minding your business, and all...
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Michelle Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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