Paget finally had been struck in his right leg by a cannon shot.
The ensuing tirade concluded with a gratifying Clinton cannon ball: “Shame on you!”
cannon revealed that, "we have been living in separate houses for a few months."
"They won't say this out loud, but these guys all think they were cannon fodder for Pelosi and Obama," Trippi says.
When cannon woke up and grabbed Miller, Smith hit cannon with a bat.
I was aroused by a discharge of cannon, and found the camp in commotion.
Just then the welcome sound of the firing of cannon to seaward reached their ears.
cannon did not suffer from any disappointment as to the quality of the liquor.
There was no use trying to fight any longer with the "Chesapeake's" cannon.
On her arrival, the Portuguese troops received her under arms, and the cannon were fired off to do her honour.
c.1400, "tube for projectiles," from Anglo-French canon, Old French canon (14c.), from Italian cannone "large tube, barrel," augmentative of Latin canna "reed, tube" (see cane (n.)). Meaning "large ordnance piece," the main modern sense, is from 1520s. Spelling not differentiated from canon till c.1800. Cannon fodder (1891) translates German kanonenfutter (cf. Shakespeare's food for powder in "I Hen. IV").
A professional thief, esp a pickpocket: grand larceny, when a cannon lifts a wallet from a pocket
: You're too small to cannon the street-cars
[1910+ Underworld; based on gun, ''thief,'' fr Yiddish gonif]
A jail (1920s+)