upper cannon

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Noun1.upper cannon - cannon that provides plate armor for the upper armupper cannon - cannon that provides plate armor for the upper arm
body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor, suit of armour - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
cannon - (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
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Consisting of a tower, drawbridge, internal and external scaling ladders, an upper cannon that fires gun arrows and a lower bombard for gun stones, this draconian piece of ordnance was intended to strike terror in the heart of the most stalwart defender ...
New air and water lines have been installed on Upper Cannon and fan gun power pedestals have been added on Lower Cannon.
Even so, we had fun charging down the bottom steeps and riding the serpentine, skinny Upper Cannon off the tram - one of the same biting pitches on which World Cup champion and ski racing bad boy Bode Miller, a Franconia native, honed his skills as a youth.