artilleryman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n artilleryman a serviceman in the artillery
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Artilleryman A man who manages, or assists in managing, a large gun in firing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n artilleryman One who serves a piece of artillery or cannon; a soldier in the artillery corps.
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Usage

In literature:

Not one artilleryman in a million could hit a tornado in a vital part.
"Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy 1899" by George W. Peck
The artilleryman tarrying for a day only in a camp had only time to eat and do his work.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
But the gallant artilleryman had an answer to every thing.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847" by Various
The sargento-mayor besought the captain-general to negotiate with the said artilleryman.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
The shot was fired, and the clumsy artilleryman had to cast bullets all next day.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846" by Various
The ex-artilleryman began to bleed at the mouth and died without regaining consciousness.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
I haven't got any use for an artilleryman.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
And with an artilleryman this was of double significance.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
Saniez was a Frenchman, a big, burly artilleryman, with eyes bright, laughing, and sympathetic.
"On the right of the British line" by Gilbert Nobbs
Mesa, who had previously served as an artilleryman in Italy, was drowned in a river subsequent to the conquest of Mexico.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
An artilleryman can lay a gun perfectly without closing one eye.
"Hints on the Use and Handling of Firearms Generally, and the Revolver in Particular" by Lieut. H. Onslow Curling
But cynicism, as Mr. Aldrich says, is a small brass field-piece that eventually bursts and kills the artilleryman.
"Rodman the Keeper" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
There he was in her room; a soldier, a young artilleryman.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
Have you room for a moment at fire and lamplight for a mounted artilleryman of the Army of the Rhine?
"The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2" by Eugène Sue
All these accomplishments, which did not take overlong to learn, enhanced the natural value of the American artilleryman.
"Our Army at the Front" by Heywood Broun
Another had on the uniform of an artilleryman, and his left arm was in a sling.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1893" by Various
He turned out to be a Russian artilleryman who had managed to get in to spike the gun.
"George Alfred Henty" by George Manville Fenn
But the gallant artilleryman had an answer to everything.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 6" by Various
Being a field artilleryman it didn't worry me in the least after what we had gone through.
"The Secrets of a Kuttite" by Edward O. Mousley
The artilleryman, in the present instance, was, in fact, a hack writer, hired by Mr.
"Ten Thousand a-Year (Vol. 2)" by Samuel Warren
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