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Definitions of volley:

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb

To discharge many things at one time.

part of speech: noun

A flight of shot: the discharge of many small- arms at once: an outburst of many at once:- pl. VOLLEYS.

part of speech: verb transitive

To discharge in a volley.

part of speech: noun

The throwing of many missiles at the same time; the missiles so thrown; a rapid discharge of a certain indicated number of rounds, by each gun of a battery or other unit, each gun firing. without regard to the others; hence. a sudden burst of any sort; as, a volley of words; a volley of thunder; the return of a ball at tennis before it reaches the ground.

part of speech: noun

An outburst of many things at the same time; a discharge of many small- arms at once.

part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

To discharge, or be discharged, suddenly and all together; as, the cannon volleyed and thundered.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


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