Part of speech: verb

To discharge with a volley; be let fly together.

Part of speech: noun

A simultaneous discharge of many missiles.

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Usage examples "volley":

  1. The Sioux sent a volley into the timber. - "Three Sioux Scouts", Elmer Russell Gregor.
  2. After a tremendous English volley, one of the enemy cries out to him in French: " White Father, have they told ?" - "Two Years in the French West Indies", Lafcadio Hearn.
  3. Then there was a crashing volley, and as the patter of marching feet commenced again Ormsgill and the priest and Dom Clemente stood looking on while a few black soldiers raised the three rude crosses. - "Long Odds", Harold Bindloss.