Definitions

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  • verb archaic Third-person singular present simple form of arm

Etymologies

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arm +‎ -eth

Examples

  • Whensoeuer the iniuries of their neighbours doe call the King foorth to battell, hee neuer armeth a lesse number against the enemie, then 300. thousand soldiers, 100. thousand whereof hee carieth out into the field with him, and leaueth the rest in garison in some fit places, for the better safetie of his Empire.

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  • Band after band of Scottish patriots flocked to the banner of Wallace -- the banner that bore the legend "God armeth the patriot," and in which was embroidered a tress of Lady Marion's hair.

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  • It will be a patriot's standard; and let his own irresistible words be the motto – God armeth me.

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  • In the shock of battle look at its golden ensign, and remember that God not only armeth the patriot's hand, but shieldeth his heart.

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  • "God armeth the patriot," was all the reply that Mar made, while the big tears rolled over his cheek, and he shook him by the hand.

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  • Should I fall, tell him to look on that, and in my wrongs read the future miseries of Scotland; and remember that God armeth the patriot! '

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  • Should I fall, tell him to look on that, and in my wrongs read the future miseries of Scotland, and remember that God armeth the patriot's hand.

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  • "Father," said she, "hast thou not taught me that God shieldeth the patriot as well as armeth him!"

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  • He runneth to the hall above, and armeth himself as swiftly as he may, and taketh his sword all naked in his hand and cometh back to the place where Perceval was, right full of anguish of heart for this that he said, that he would war upon his mother and had reft her of this castle.

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  • He armeth himself all incontinent and maketh his horse be armed, then maketh the lady go down and despoil her to her shirt, that crieth him mercy right sweetly and weepeth.

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