Etymology
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gunner (n.)

mid-14c., gonner "one who works a cannon, catapult, or mangonel," from gun (n.) + -er (1).

updated on April 30, 2015

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Definitions of gunner from WordNet

gunner (n.)
a serviceman in the artillery;
Synonyms: artilleryman / cannoneer / machine gunner
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