• (verb): Simple past tense and past participle of cannon.
  • (adjective): Furnished with cannon.

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  • Brunt's drive, after Bojan Jorgacevic had spilled David Healy's delivery from the right, then cannoned wide off Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic.

  • The home fans reckoned the ball had cannoned off Sean Lamont and their frustration deepened when Priestland kicked a towering touchline conversion to make it 14-3.

  • The England forward duly converted a ninth league goal of a productive campaign by tapping in Ashley Cole's cross with home players in uproar that the full-back had been waved on after the ball cannoned up kindly on to his arm from Rafael van der Vaart's attempted tackle.

  • In ANY other country in the world the protestors would have been water cannoned, tear gassed, charged, batoned, kicked etc.

  • The visitors came agonisingly close to taking the lead soon after when an excellent free-kick from Lawrence was met by Pearce whose looping header cannoned off the post before Palace managed to clear.

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