Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [v'ɑli]
meaning of the word
fusillade, salvo, volley, burst
rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces
We half expected another volley.
A file of men, a rattling volley, and the debt of justice was paid.
Nothing on earth could represent the state of things after the first volley.
Next they were alongside their unsuspecting prey, and pouring in a first volley.
Before it fell to the ground a volley from the bows of the participants followed.
The next she was at the windows and the slats were closed with a rattle like a volley of firearms.
Simultaneously there broke upon the astonished ears of both attackers and attacked a volley of shots from the gorge.
A scattering volley was fired by the foremost of the pursuers, but it did no harm, and Calhoun was soon across the field.
Twenty minutes after the first volley the great fleet swung trailing off in the direction from which it had first appeared.
It preserved her not, nevertheless, from a volley of questions, with which she was instantly assailed from various quarters.