artillerist


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ar·til·ler·ist

 (är-tĭl′ər-ĭst)
n.
A soldier in the artillery; a gunner.

artillerist

(ɑːˈtɪlərɪst)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a person who uses or is a member of the artillery
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a person who supports or is skilled in the use of artillery
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He was alone, if the solitary sentinel who paced the mound be excepted; for the artillerists had hastened also to profit by the temporary suspension of their arduous duties.
Artillerists always commanded the chief place of favor.
Nevertheless, these valiant artillerists took no particular account of these little facts, and felt justly proud when the despatches of a battle returned the number of victims at ten-fold the quantity of projectiles expended.
When the spirit suffers so deeply, the body is insensible to pain," returned the more refined, though scarcely so spirited Middleton; "would to Heaven that some of my trusty artillerists might fall upon this accursed encampment
Lieutenant-General Andrew Leslie, also an artillerist but in complete contrast to Keitel et al, ferociously fought to preserve the close combat vehicles of Canada's Panzerwaffe.
Despite those fixed reductions, he, along with Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, recognized the need to establish a military school to train and develop engineer and artillerist competency for the core profession.
He served stateside as an artillerist in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.
As the eight barrels were set just low enough for them to be readily fired using a fin-stock, it must be surmised that a chain fire would probably cause considerable distress to the artillerist and any associates in the nearby vicinity.
The perfect lion; the life and death of Confederate artillerist John Pelham.