cannon_fodder has definitions from the fields of military,work
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[ noun ] (military,work) soldiers who a regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire

Synonyms

fresh_fish

Used in print

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

First came the cannon_fodder , white clad civilians being driven into death as a massive human battering_ram .

Related terms

soldier colloquialism

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