fu·sil·lade (fysə-läd′, -lād′, -zə-, fy′sə-läd, -lād, -zə-)
1. A discharge from a number of firearms, fired simultaneously or in rapid succession.
2. A rapid outburst or barrage: a fusillade of insults.
tr.v. fu·sil·lad·ed, fu·sil·lad·ing, fu·sil·lades
To attack with a fusillade.
[French, from fusiller, to shoot, from fusil, firearm; see FUSIL.]
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