from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Equipped, especially with a weapon.
- adj. prepared for use; loaded.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of arm.
- adj. Having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.
- adj. Coloured in a different tincture from the beast or bird itself.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection.
- adj. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency.
- adj. Having horns, beak, talons, etc; -- said of beasts and birds of prey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing arms; furnished with means of offense and defense: as, an armed force or ship; “the armed rhinoceros,”
- Supported by arms; carried on or maintained by force or readiness for military action: as, an armed inroad; armed peace or neutrality.
- In heraldry, having the beaks, talons, horns, or teeth, or, of an arrow or lance, having the head, of the color specified: as, a lion gules armed or. The word is not used for the horns of a hart or buck. See attired.
- In physical, furnished with an armature or a piece of iron so as to connect the poles, as a horseshoe magnet.
- In botany, having prickles or thorns.
- In heraldry, dressed in complete plate-armor, but having the vizor open: said of a warrior used as a bearing or supporter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
- adj. (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
- adj. having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination
arm (“the upper limb of the body”) + -ed (Wiktionary)