"volley" in the noun sense
1. fusillade, salvo, volley, burst
rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
"our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
a tennis return made by hitting the ball before it bounces
"volley" in the verb sense
be dispersed in a volley
"gun shots volleyed at the attackers"
hit before it touches the ground
"volley the tennis ball"
discharge in, or as if in, a volley
"the attackers volleyed gunshots at the civilians"
make a volley
"volley a string of curses"
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