Over the past two days, Hamas has launched a barrage of rockets into southern Israel.
I became numb to the barrage of smells: citrus disinfectants, burning trash, sewage, sweat, and diesel.
Styles quickly removed the photo from his Twitter account, but not before fielding a barrage of angry tweets.
1859, "action of barring; man-made barrier in a stream," from French barrer "to stop," from barre "bar," from Old French barre (see bar (n.1)). Artillery sense is 1916, from World War I French phrase tir de barrage "barrier fire" intended to isolate the objective. As a verb by 1917. Related: Barraged; barraging.