from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective provided with protective covering; -- used of animals. Opposite of unarmored.
  • adjective same as armor-clad; -- used of persons or things military. Opposite of unarmored.

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  • adjective Possessing armour.
  • adjective military Equipped with armoured vehicles.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of armour.

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  • adjective used of animals; provided with protective covering
  • adjective protected by armor (used of persons or things military)


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