Cannon in a Sentence  ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Cannon

a large, mounted gun that is used to fire heavy projectiles

Examples of Cannon in a sentence

Invented in China during the 12th century, the first cannon was used along with gunpowder as a weapon of war.  ๐Ÿ”Š

During the Civil War, the use of a cannon for fighting diminished as rifled barrels replaced these heavy weapons.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Cannon battles still take place during the war reenactment, where history buffs get to watch mounted guns in their glory.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Early cannons were filled with balls of gunpowder so that when they struck an object, the explosion would cause more harm.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Custer lost the battle of Little Bighorn because he was fighting the Indianโ€™s riffles with a single-shot cannon.  ๐Ÿ”Š

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