Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without arms. In zoology, specifically applied to the Lipobrachia, or those echinoderms, as sea-urchins and sea-cucumbers, which have no distinct rays or arms.
- Destitute of weapons; defenseless.
- adj. having no arms
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Without any arm or branch.
- adj. Destitute of arms or weapons.
- adj. having no arms
- arm + -less (Wiktionary)
“Items such as armless chairs, chaise lounges, sofas and ottomans are covered in removable, machine-washable covers.?”
“Or the fact that he didn't buy all the "armless" sweaters when he had the chance.”
“To prove he's an Autobot, Jetfire is quite literally "'armless" in robot mode!”
“His chambers were as I remembered them, from the round stone altar table that sat opposite the entry door, neatly arranged with candles, a bell, his athame, and various other ritual items; to the stacked stone walls and leather seating in-the-round with two plush, armed seats across from each other and two armless semicircular couches.”
“Padded but austere, square seat and backrest, with chrome legs and elegant stitching, the armless chair — in fact, my entire office: sleek no-nonsense windows; spare masculine furnishings; metal and black leather and dark wood — rendered him out of place and hulkingly redundant.”
“I know there are lots of armless fathers out there with kids to raise, and I know she probably promised to pay for a lot of things, but still, that's just not something you say to someone.”
“The Black Knight in The Holy Grail, after being rendered armless, declared, "It's just a flesh wound.”
“If they're pissed off at my totally bitchin' rock-star life—which makes Keith Richards and Ozzy and Sinatra and Zeppelin look like droopy-eyed, armless children—that's their problem.”
“He says his partying makes Keith Richards, Errol Flynn and Frank Sinatra look like "droopy-eyed, armless children.”
“Dren starts out a cute, armless rat and spends a brief stint as Rocky Dennis in a dress before blossoming into a beautiful, bald, supermodel with big, weird eyes set too far apart.”
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I used to sing this as a lullaby to my spawn—till said spawn grew big enough to understand the words, and asked me to sing something else.
Written by Eric Bogle, c. 1971.
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