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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 Cannon Ball was a train that ran through Adrian.
On Saturday, many activists in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, touted the latest victory, but said its temporary nature meant they would not end their protests, echoing Friday statements by Standing Rock Sioux leaders.
The cannon ball was discovered in Yaylapynar neighborhood.
Buford Marsh, who lives in a trailer behind the mission in Cannon Ball, said housing remains an issue, with too many people and not enough homes, and said drug and alcohol use is still fairly rampant on the reservation, which covers 2.3 million acres.
Pilamaya to Todd Hanson of Cannon Ball Elementary School, Cannon Ball, ND, for kind help with the identification of Yanktonai individuals featured in the Lutz family photograph collection.
Carthy tweaked My Son John, about a young man who "ran a race with a cannon ball", and lost, to provide a modern message.
Cavlan was also filmed discussing plans to kidnap a dog called Cannon Ball, which was seized from his home, from the British Army's Palace Barracks, where the dog was being held on behalf of the USPCA.
The Bahraini goalie dived in a flash to his left to fend off the cannon ball but the rebound came to Ja- Cheol who bundled it over the goalline from the goal area to make it 2-0.
Ceramics, cannon ball, pitcher granite, pot, coins and pieces of tobacco pipe belonging to the Ottoman period have so far been found.
KIRKUK - A joint force from the local police and the Multi-National Force (MNF) has arrested one wanted person in southwestern Kirkuk and found a cannon ball in the same province, an informed source said on Monday.
The reader finds oneself listening for the scream of a cannon ball piercing the boiler of a Mississippi gunboat or imagining that shells were getting closer to the ship as enemy gunners honed in on their target.
The impact of the second cannon ball caused boat debris and flying splinters to puncture lungs and inflict numerous fatal wounds upon the Americans.