Usage examples for bombardier

  1. I didn't realize until later that it was a good thing I skipped the math as the men who were good at it probably got sent to bombardier or navigator training. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  2. No need for a bombardier here. – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  3. No more the drummer boy with a waist like a French dancing girl, wrists like Bombardier Wells, and shoulders like a wooden man out of a Noah's Ark. – War and the Weird by Forbes Phillips R. Thurston Hopkins
  4. There was no time to hang about the tobacconist's shop in Bombardier Lane, waiting furtively for a chance of seeing Mariquita alone. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  5. In most cases you would be sent to navigator or bombardier school. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  6. Did ever you know a wagon full to the brim wi' lyddite being hit by a high- explosive, Bombardier, or hear how 'twould affect the Column's health?" – Between the Lines by Boyd Cable
  7. Let me suggest that you try the chicken a la Bombardier in the Ritz restaurant. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. All cowered before him except La Zandunga, as they called his wife here in Bombardier Lane. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  9. And the bombardier was always Chester Perkins, son of the most unbending and rigorous of tithing- men, but Chester resembled his father in no particular save that he, too, was a deacon and a pillar of the church. – Coniston, Book I. by Winston Churchill
  10. They reposed so much the calmer confidence in his generalship because of their instinctive belief in his goodness, and as an illustration of that belief the following testimony sent by a certain bombardier appeared in a recent report of Miss Hanson's Aldershot Soldiers' Home:- Lord Roberts! – With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back by Edward P. Lowry
  11. There sat General Chattesworth, behind his guns, which were now blazing away like fun, wearing his full uniform, point cravat and ruffles, and that dignified and somewhat stern aspect which he put on with the rest of his review- day costume, bestriding his cream- coloured charger, Bombardier, and his plume and powdered ails de pigeon, hardly distinguishable from the smoke which enveloped him, as a cloud does a demigod in an allegorical picture. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  12. Join the harmy, friend; make a cussed fine Quaker bombardier. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  13. Many of the Carabus family, when they are caught, try to defend themselves by throwing out a corrosive liquid; others make a report, accompanied by smoke, which has given them their name of bombardier. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  14. Officers were rare visitors in Bombardier Lane and McKay's staff- uniform inspired respect. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  15. Well, me and Mac- that's the Bombardier- went over with th' officer here just behind the raiding party. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  16. Of course he went to Bombardier Lane, where he was received by the old people like a favourite son. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  17. Well, he took me and another chap, name o' Macdonald- Bombardier he was- along with him as signallers. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams