Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To embrace in or as if in the arms; encircle.
“Pretty women walk arm-inarm with men of fashion, their adorers, couples greet each other with a glance as they pass; how different it is from the terrace at Beaulieu!”
“Gymnase, Lucien and Hector Merlin went arm-inarm to the Vaudeville.”
“And, arm-inarm with his two acolytes, he barred the way to the new arrival.”
“As he rushed out of the door into the street, he ran up against three young men who were passing arm-inarm.”
“Germany and Austria, going through similar ceremonies, walking arm-inarm, kissing on both cheeks fraternally, etc.”
“As I came into the playgrounds this morning, I saw a dashing young fellow, with a tanned face and a blond moustache, who was walking up and down the green arm-inarm with Champion Major, and followed by a little crowd of boys.”
“Bed doth a goddess inarm; smooth ivory glossy from Indies,”
“He had some fashionable acquaintances too, and you might see him walking arm-inarm with such gentlemen as my Lord Vauxhall, the Marquess of”
“And of these calm moralists, is there one, I wonder, whose heart would not throb with pleasure if he could be seen walking arm-inarm with a couple of dukes down Pall Mall?”
“And they did not stop once; they kept walking about the endless avenues of the park, now mounting a hill and admiring the view as they went, and now going down into the valley, and getting hidden in the thick shadows, — and all the while arm-inarm.”
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