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  • v. Present participle of mortar.


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  • My friend in New Mexico had a 45-70 trapdoor and I was mortaring rounds at rocks on a ridge a good 1000 yards away. judging on the amount of cubic yards of rock and dust detonating into the air, I believe if you hit MOP at any range their going down!

    how would a 45.70 work for elk and at what would be the maximum range. I got muley at 150 yds.

  • Just take the 1984 bombing of Margaret Thatcher's cabinet in Brighton, or the 1991 mortaring of 10 Downing Street when the political situation surrounding John Major was at its most febrile.

    Mainland Britain Is the IRA's Next Target

  • A PSC working at the base figured out where the shots were coming from and suggested directly mortaring the perpetrators to the Army commander in charge.

    David Isenberg: The GAO Transcripts: Part 2, Second Blackwater Interview

  • The Israeli military had obliterated the entire central market district of Bint Jbail, mortaring each house until it was reduced to a small hillock of pulverized concrete.

    A Privilege to Die

  • While the Gaza “settlers” had suffered a substantial toll in dead and wounded during the long years in which they were besieged and bombarded, they had endured the constant rocketing and mortaring, sudden stabbings by previously peaceful Arab employees, etc., stoically.


  • There's not really any chance of the dispossessed - which is what Banksy says his rats symbolize - mortaring the Houses of Parliament.

    July 2007

  • You do not do this by bombing, air striking or mortaring large areas of civilian infrastructure, or by targetting random people.

    Dear wanks: What exactly is it with you and Israel, anyway?

  • And so you've had some shelling, some mortaring and you'd have to say that the hope -- and they will be evaluating this in three months how this all works -- the hope is that they will be able to turn that into a place where Iraqis can come in and out freely.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2009

  • It is very large scale operations as you pointed basically bombing civilians, mortaring, shelling, herding them out.

    CNN Transcript May 6, 2009

  • It is very large scale operations, as you pointed, basically bombing civilians, mortaring, shelling, herding them out.

    CNN Transcript May 6, 2009


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