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- phrase idiomatic, military, of a weapon held with two hands as in "
port arms", but carried well above the head. The high port is often the position taught for running ( at the double) or charging.
- phrase idiomatic, by extension
stickingup; (of hair, etc) standingup at a marked angle
- phrase idiomatic, by extension held in front of the body, especially in an authoritative or aggressive way
- phrase idiomatic, slang, by extension
at once, quickly; unhesitatingly, vigorously.
- phrase idiomatic Positioned ready for immediate use.
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