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mounted gun, field gun, gun, piece of artillery, piece of ordnance
informal big gun
historical carronade, bombard, culverin, falconet, long tom, serpentine
British historical pom-pom
1‘the couple behind almost cannoned into us’
collide with, hit, run into, bang into, crash into, smash into, smack into, crack into, ram into, be in collision with, plough into
North American impact with
North American informal barrel into
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