What does the word artillery mean?

Usage examples for artillery

  1. So would I. If it's artillery we may as well hoist a white flag. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  2. There is an artillery captain ... – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold
  3. The Boches are well dug in over there, and they're well backed with artillery, and they're not going to give up those trenches without a protest. – The Flag by Homer Greene