Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bearing arms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Bearing arms or weapons.

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  • adjective rare Bearing arms or weapons.

Etymologies

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Latin armifer; arma arms + ferre to bear.

Examples

  • n. obsession with numbers, especially compulsion to count things. arithmometer, armiferous adj. - carrying weapons or arms. adj. - like, pertaining to or composed of rings. armillary sphere, celestial globe composed only of rings marking equator, tropics, etc.

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  • Bearing arms or weapons.

    January 6, 2008