cannonball


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cannonball

1. Tennis
a. a very fast low serve
b. (as modifier): a cannonball serve
2. a jump into water by a person who has his arms tucked into the body to form a ball

cannonball

[′kan·ən‚bȯl]
(ordnance)
A missile that is spheroidal in shape and fired from a cannon.
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The cannonball was discovered by a fisherman in South Boston on Carson Beach near Castle Island on Thursday morning.
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I did a cannonball but, when I came up for air, he said, "Hey aren't you going to go grab your top?
Aside from the cultural centers where he worked and workshops he conducted in Harlem, Olatunji played with musicians such as Cannonball Adderley, Oscar Brown Jr.
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