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Old 12-04-2008, 05:38 PM
BrainGlutton BrainGlutton is offline
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What is a "volley cheer"?

From the "Notre Dame Victory March":

Cheer, cheer for old Notre Dame
Wake up the echoes cheering her name
Raise a volley cheer on high . . .
What is a "volley cheer"? Does the phrase mean anything in particular?
Old 12-04-2008, 05:48 PM
stolichnaya stolichnaya is offline
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I think it just means a bunch of people cheering, as in a volley of arrows, or a musket volley.

Definition 2 seems to work: A bursting forth of many things together: a volley of oaths.

Edit: Also, I know it as "Send a volley cheer on high."

But we take what we can get at Notre Dame, these days.

Last edited by stolichnaya; 12-04-2008 at 05:51 PM.


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