He is to go for wheat to the coast of Brittany, and for ammunitions to England.
Arms and ammunitions were also procured, but these were, as was usual, to be delivered to the steamer on the high seas.
They had taken arms and ammunitions where such things were to be found.
Not only were monetary transactions to a vast amount carried on, but large purchases were made of arms and ammunitions of war.
During their plunder they found a great quantity of provisions and ammunitions stored126 up for the use of the fleet.
Even the sending of such servants provided with arms, ammunitions and food was likewise rewarded.
1620s, from French soldiers' faulty separation of Middle French la munition into l'ammunition; from Latin munitionem (nominative munitio) "a fortifying" (see munition), and at first meaning all military supplies in general. The mistake in the word perhaps was by influence of French a(d)monition "warning." The error was corrected in French (Modern French munition), but retained in English.