What does the word volley mean?

Usage examples for volley

  1. The Sioux sent a volley into the timber. – Three Sioux Scouts by 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 by 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 by Harold Bindloss