from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A soldier in the artillery.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who serves a piece of artillery or cannon; a soldier in the artillery corps.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A man who manages, or assists in managing, a large gun in firing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A soldier enlisted in an artillery unit or who uses artillery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery


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  • Randy Barber, an artilleryman on his way home in January after a one-year combat tour in eastern Afghanistan.

    What Color Is My Parachute? Invisible Michael M. Phillips 2011

  • With the Equus, Hyundai has skipped such deliberations and just stuffed cotton in the car's ears like it was a French artilleryman.

    Hyundai's Ur-Luxury Horse of a Different Dolor Dan Neil 2011

  • Authorities alleged Devereaux falsified tax records to the state by claiming he was injured several times as a paratrooper and artilleryman in Vietnam.

    William Devereaux 2010

  • Authorities said Devereaux served as a payroll distribution specialist in Vietnam for about 4½ months in 1968 and never served as a paratrooper or artilleryman.

    William Devereaux 2010

  • He claimed he was injured as a paratrooper and artilleryman in

    William Devereaux 2010

  • Veterans Affairs that, as a paratrooper and artilleryman, he exchanged fire with enemy combatants and was engaged in an incident of friendly fire.

    William Devereaux 2010

  • In the earlier chapters, there's a fixation with circumstantial detail - especially of the geography of Surrey - which gives the whole narrative an immediacy which is curiously intensified as the conflict goes on and fewer and fewer characters get names - "the artilleryman", "the curate", and rather oddly to today's reader, "my wife".

    March Books 13) Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert A. Heinlein nwhyte 2009

  • Or the Polish artilleryman and freedom fighter Teofil Lapinsky, known to the Caucasians as Teffik Bey, who snuck into the mountains to attack the Russian invaders in the late 1850s.

    The Return Daniel Treisman 2011

  • Department of Veterans Affairs that he served as a paratrooper and artilleryman during the war and was injured multiple times.

    William Devereaux 2010

  • Devereaux was never a paratrooper or artilleryman.

    William Devereaux 2010


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