Ammunition Am`mu*ni"tion, n. [F. amunition, for munition, prob. caused by taking la munition as l'amunition. See {Munition}.] 1. Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative. [1913 Webster]

{Ammunition bread}, {shoes}, etc., such as are contracted for by government, and supplied to the soldiers. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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