A man whom handles or assists in handling a large gun in firing
- a serviceman in artillery
- a guy which manages, or assists in managing, a big weapon in shooting.
(letter.) A person which handles, or helps in managing, a big firearm in firing.
But though toward the end of the battle the men felt all the horror of what they were doing, though they would have been glad to leave off, some incomprehensible, mysterious power continued to control them, and they still brought up the charges, loaded, aimed, and applied the match, though only one artilleryman survived out of every three, and though they stumbled and panted with fatigue, perspiring and stained with blood and powder.