Sentence Examples


  • He was chief of the Bureau of Ordnance in 1893-1897.
  • In 1757 he was made lieutenant-general of the ordnance, and transferred to a fourth colonelcy.
  • The Duma endorsed this all but unanimously, and as the result the Grand-dukes Peter and Sergius resigned their posts of inspector-general of Engineers and Ordnance respectively, and the Grand-duke Nicholas his chairmanship of the Committee of National Defence.
  • On finding nearly all the ammunition for their heaviest ordnance in the Narrows to be used up, viewed the prospect of a possible fresh fleet attack with some apprehension, as they were under the impression that the assailants had been beaten off on the 18th by the guns and not by the mines.
  • In 1741 a school of instruction for the military branch of the ordnance was established here.