Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of armorer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
  • n. a manufacturer of firearms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
  • n. a manufacturer of firearms
  • n. a worker skilled in making armor or arms

Etymologies

From Middle English armurer, from Old French armurier. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Or did you mean "armourer" as in the REME trade of the Gods?

    Army Rumour Service

  • Ron Blecker - the armourer - appears again in the scene where

    RON BLECKER

  • This embossed, etched, and gilded steel close helmet is attributed to German armourer Kolman Helmschmid.

    Would This 16th Century Helmet Terrify a Jousting Opponent?

  • Rhodes was speared and killed instantly, and so was the naval armourer beside the gun.

    The Gun

  • That story had been whispered around the llys from ostler to maid to armourer to page, and come early to the ears of the last hostage from Ceredigion, who alone could observe all these goings-on with an indifferent eye, since Gwynedd was not home to him, and Owain was not his lord, nor Gilbert of Saint Asaph his bishop.

    His Disposition

  • The armourer and one of his smiths had climbed to the guardwalk, to ensure there should be no easy way through at that level.

    A River So Long

  • She whispered a prayer of thanks to the armourer, and went to meet her foe.

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  • R.C.A.F. armourer in World War II, is a reformed lawyer who practiced law in Peace River, Alberta for thirty-five years and has been resident in Victoria, B.C. since 1985.

    Reality Check: More at stake than CBC's Hockey Night in Canada song

  • This pavesse bore neither the royal lions of England, nor any other device, to attract the observation of the defenders of the walls against which it was advanced; the care, therefore, of the armourer was addressed to causing its surface to shine as bright as crystal, in which he seemed to be peculiarly successful.

    The Talisman

  • “I shall fill thy bonnet with a cloven head presently,” said the armourer, “unless thou stand still as a true prisoner.”

    The Fair Maid of Perth

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  • M used this word to describe Q in the early days of the Bond films.

    June 9, 2012