battery

Definition: an assault or an array of similar things intended for use together

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Life of Major-General James Shields - By William Henry Condon
...In the meantime a section of two guns had opened upon our battery on the left, and another section was taking a position on our right ....
The Mysterious Island - By Jules Verne, Newell Convers Wyeth
...It did not take more than a few days to perform this work, and indeed as soon as the machine had been commenced, Cyrus Harding left his companions to follow the trade of wire-drawers, and occupied himself with manufacturing his battery ....
Cease Firing - By Mary Johnston, Newell Convers Wyeth
...May fifteenth, 1864, he writes :--" ... 7 A.m. General Johnston has been on hill where Selden 's battery is posted since firing began; is just going to ride to the right, leaving General Mackall here ....
In Circling Camps - By Joseph Alexander Altsheler
...The twilight deepened in the dim woods, but before the night could come the Southerners rushed upon a new battery that had been formed at the river 's bank, determined that the long delayed completeness of their triumph should yet be won ....
The Long Roll - By Mary Johnston, Newell Convers Wyeth
...sassafras, toward the battery ....
Action Front - By Boyd Cable, Ernest Andrew Ewart
...The battery 's first two ranging shots dropped in a neat bracket, one over and one short; in the next two the bracket closed, the shorter shot being almost on top of the target ....
The Judgment House - By Gilbert Parker
...His battery, a fragment of what it had been when it galloped out to do its work in the early morning, had had its glorious share in the great day 's work ....
The Jungle Book - By Rudyard Kipling, William Dempster
...I had n't learned the real science of kicking then, but the battery said they had never seen anything like it . " "...
True to the Old Flag - By George Alfred Henty, Gordon Browne
...They also-pushed forward a sap against the Star fort, and erected a battery composed of gabions, thirty-six yards only from the abattis, and raised forty feet high so as to overlook the works of the garrison ....
In the Sixties - By Harold Frederic
...One forenoon we saw Dwight on the street in a new and resplendent officer 's uniform, and learned that he had been commissioned to raise a battery ....
My Second Year of the War - By Frederick Palmer
...Where aeroplanes easily detect lines, be they roads or a column of infantry, as I have said, a battery in the open with guns and gunners the tint of the landscape is not readily distinguishable at the high altitude to which anti-aircraft gunfire restricts aviators ....
The Master of Warlock - By George Cary Eggleston
...Presently another bugle blew, and as Baillie Pegram 's battery took up the march, the guns and men of Captain Skinner took its place ....