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- n. Plural form of arm.
- n. Weapons.
- n. Synonym for coat of arms.
- n. Plural form of arm.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of arm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Instruments or weapons of offense or defense.
- n.pl. The deeds or exploits of war; military service or science.
- n.pl. Anything which a man takes in his hand in anger, to strike or assault another with; an aggressive weapon.
- n.pl. The ensigns armorial of a family, consisting of figures and colors borne in shields, banners, etc., as marks of dignity and distinction, and descending from father to son.
- n.pl. The legs of a hawk from the thigh to the foot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. weapons considered collectively
- n. the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
The feet, legs and arms should be warmly clothed, especially the _arms_, as an exposure of them to cold is liable to induce affections of the lungs, and to aggravate any existing disease of those organs.
At Toronto the objects of the expedition were made known to nearly all of them, and arms furnished them -- _arms manufactured in New York city and shipped to Canada for that express purpose_.
No image of the _sea_ is suggested; and arms, incongruous in relation to the literal sea, is not so in relation to a multitude; besides, that the image _arms_ itself, evanesces for the same reason into
At four o'clock in the afternoon, after we had passed the greatest heat of the day in the disgusting tents of the Mooresses, stretched by their side, we heard a cry of "_To arms, to arms_!"
IV. iii.290 (417,8) [affection's men at arms] _A man at arms_, is a soldier armed at all points both offensively and defensively.
First, under islamic law men are allowed to carry “Arms” but the term arms in these cases is reserved to the carrying of ceremonial daggers.
The other reason a lot of folks are up in arms is because a handful of the tracks have the kind of dirty names you can't say on the radio ( "Titty F*ck", "Just F*cking"), that you'd expect out of someone like DJ Assault or 2 Live Crew, not the sweet-natured Dear.
Over the span of 10 hours, The Pacific takes an unflinching look at the experiences of these men and their brothers in arms, which is nothing less than what is expected from the man responsible for the personal looks at war that he brought audiences in both Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers.
In our arms is the child of our ever - delving intellect, but another deliverance is about to be and the suffering is great.
He says having his daughter back in his arms is an experience worth fighting for.