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1. Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense.

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

3. Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative. Ammunition bread, shoes, etc, such as are contracted for by government, and supplied to the soldiers.

Origin: f. Amunition, for munition, prob. Caused by taking la munition as l'amunition. See munition.