Gunner

Definition of Gunner

Gun´ner
n.1.One who works a gun or cannon, whether on land, sea, or in the air; a cannoneer.
2.A warrant officer in the navy having charge of the ordnance on a vessel.
3.(Zool.) The great northern diver or loon. See Loon.
Gunner's daughter
the gun to which men or boys were lashed for punishment.
tail gunner
(Mil.) A member of the crew of a bomber airplane who operates the defensive gun at the rear of the airplane.
- W. C. Russell.

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