Part of speech: noun

A simultaneous discharge of firearms.

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Usage examples "fusillade":

  1. So the first week of the season sped gaily, ending on Saturday with a heavy flight of northern woodcock and an uproarious fusillade among the silver birches. - "The Fighting Chance", Robert W. Chambers.
  2. That was the beginning of a running fusillade. - "Way of the Lawless", Max Brand.
  3. A fusillade of shots poured out of the darkness upon the well- lighted defenders. - "The Year When Stardust Fell", Raymond F. Jones.