|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).|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
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