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Noun: fusillade  'fyoo-su,leyd or 'fyoo-su,laad [N. Amer], ,fyoo-zu'leyd or ,fyoo-zu'laad [Brit]
  1. Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise";
    - salvo, volley, burst
Verb: fusillade  'fyoo-su,leyd or 'fyoo-su,laad [N. Amer], ,fyoo-zu'leyd or ,fyoo-zu'laad [Brit]
  1. Attack with fusillade

Derived forms: fusillading, fusillades, fusilladed

Type of: discharge, fire, firing

Encyclopedia: Fusillade