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Definition of Bombard


  1. A piece of heavy ordnance formerly used for throwing stones and other ponderous missiles. It was the earliest kind of cannon.
  2. A bombardment.
  3. A large drinking vessel or can, or a leather bottle, for carrying liquor or beer.
  4. Padded breeches.
  5. See Bombardo.
  6. To attack with bombards or with artillery; especially, to throw shells, hot shot, etc., at or into.

Bombard Translations

bombard in Dutch is bombarderen, beschieten, bekogelen
bombard in French is bombardent, bombardez, bombarder, bombardons
bombard in German is bombardiere, bombardieren, bombardieren
bombard in Portuguese is bombardeie
bombard in Spanish is bombarda
bombard in Swedish is bombardera