American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To divest of armor or arms; disarm.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strip of armor or arms; disarm.
- To vnarme hym the kyng made in that place.
- To render incapable of inflicting injury; make harmless.
- To take off or lay aside one's arms or armor.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To disarm.
- v. To put off, or lay down, one's arms or armor.
- v. take away the weapons from; render harmless
- From un- + arm. (Wiktionary)
“Slip of a dress, for you to undress, unarm me and not think of falling rain.”
““I pray thee to call my slaves to unarm me; and when thou thyself doffest those weapons of an ordinary life-guardsman, tell them they never shall above twice more enclose the limbs of one for whom fate has much more fitting garments in store.””
““She alone is in the habit of assisting to unarm and to attire me.””
“Go, tell no man to unarm himself; and let them shoot, in case of necessity, as sharply on those who cry France and St. Denis! as if they cried Hell and Satan!”
“How many bullets do one person need to unarm one person?”
“And I, said he, will so do that thou mayst fear me the less; for I will unarm me when the night cometh, and thou thyself shalt keep mine hauberk and sword and anlace.”
“And also to unarm and disarm someone who's come in with a gun, and to be able to confront them and stop them from shooting children who are unarmed in any way -- if they have to, fire upon them so that they stop hurting kids.”
“She came to him and stood to one side while his squire helped him unarm.”
“Annais handed Guillaume to Soraya and, with her heart in her mouth, came to help Sabin unarm.”
“Let me unarm you, and you can tell me all that has befallen.”
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