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a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon

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Ken Owens 7 Stephen Moore 8 'Cannon-ball' Ken is one of the most popular players in Welsh rugby and was solid, apart from the line-out letting Wales down at crucial moments, in New Zealand.
God bless Davey Hickson, the 'Cannon-ball kid's', no more; He made a pass in Heaven, to settle life's own score.
It's a cannon-ball blast as you master the ways of the pirate, completing a host of varied quests on the different islands you'll need to explore to uncover the story's final secret.
It's a cannon-ball blast as you master the ways of the pirate, completing a host of varied quests on the islands you'll need to explore to uncover the story's final secret.
Even more amazing, when O'Neill managed to find space along the flank to launch a cannon-ball strike against the woodwork - it was unstoppable and if it had dipped it would have been contender for goal of the season.
I catapulted off my seat like a cannon-ball. I thought I had broken my back and I couldn't move.
He had a cannon-ball shot and Ramsey made him his playmaker for the 1966 World Cup.
Later his more comedic turns included "Support Your Local Sheriff' and "Cannon-ball Run." Elam also appeared in many TV shows including "Gunsmoke," "Fantasy Island" and "Home Improvement.
Crowley was ejected from the saddle like a human cannon-ball, going all of 12 feet into the air before receiving a stray kick from his mount as he landed.
any cannon-ball hitting an individual would kill or seriously wound him ..."(p.