Definitions for "Bombard"
A piece of heavy ordnance formerly used for throwing stones and other ponderous missiles. It was the earliest kind of cannon.
To attack with bombards or with artillery; especially, to throw shells, hot shot, etc., at or into.
Heavy cannon used in siege warfare, firing gunstones or metal cannon balls of up to 1,000 lb. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 221) Related terms: Ballista / Catapult / Espringale / Mangonel / Springald / Trebuchet
Keywords:  bass, pommer, bumhart, shawm, schalmey
a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family
The name bombard, in various forms (bumhart, pumhart, pommer), was given to a medieval musical instrument, the forerunner of the bass oboe or schalmey.
Keywords:  breeches, padded
Padded breeches.
Keywords:  liquor, beer, bottle, drinking, vessel
A large drinking vessel or can, or a leather bottle, for carrying liquor or beer.
Keywords:  hit, great, force, over
To hit over and over again with great force.
Keywords:  see
See Bombardo.
A bombardment.