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artillery

1. n. handguns; grenades. (Underworld.) Where does Frank stash the artillery?
2. n. flatware; cutlery. Who put out the artillery? I didn’t get a fork.

heavy artillery

n. powerful or persuasive persons or things. (The same as big gun.) Finally, the mayor brought out the heavy artillery and quieted things down.
See also: artillery, heavy
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The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that the army artillery and mortar shelling renewed on the northern and eastern neighborhoods and downtown Fallujah.
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