human cannonball

Main Entry:  human cannonball
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a performer in popular entertainment who is propelled through the air from a cannon or other device
Example:  The first human cannonball, in 1877, was a girl called "Zazel" (Rossa Matilda Richter, then only 14).
Etymology:  1877's 21st Century Lexicon
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