from The Century Dictionary.
- Powerful in arms; mighty in battle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Powerful in arms; mighty in battle.
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- adjective obsolete
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Armado is made to use the peculiar word "armipotent" twice.
This is your devoted friend, sir, the manifold linguist and the armipotent soldier.
First Coroebus is stretched by Peneleus 'hand at the altar of the goddess armipotent; and Rhipeus falls, the one man who was most righteous and steadfast in justice among the Teucrians: the gods' ways are not as ours: Hypanis and Dymas perish, pierced by friendly hands; nor did all thy goodness, O Panthus, nor Apollo's fillet protect thy fall.
On this Mars armipotent raised the spirit and strength of the Latins, and goaded their hearts to rage, and sent Flight and dark Fear among the
The mothers enter in, and while the temple steams with their incense, pour from the high doorway their mournful cry: 'Maiden armipotent, Tritonian, sovereign of war, break with thine hand the spear of the Phrygian plunderer, hurl him prone to earth and dash him down beneath our lofty gates.'
By golden Venus and her son, by Mars armipotent powerless in such toils, and by Vulcan in chains too cunning for his pincers; by Saints Ovid and Sappho, the Chian, the
This is your devoted friend, sir; the manifold linguist and the armipotent soldier.
Parolles is referred to as "the manifold linguist and armipotent soldier."
The _Knightes Tale_ exhibits numerous passages, lines, and expressions verbally translated from the _Teseide_ of Boccaccio, upon which it is founded; such as _Idio armipotente_ = Mars armipotent; _Eterno admante_ =
Venus is the reward of the labours of Mars, nor would I think it worth while to worship the god armipotent with the toil and risk attending his service, unless I had previously attained some decided proofs that