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- n. Alternative spelling of armorbearer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who carries the armor or arms of another; an armiger.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ancient and feudal times, one who carried the armor or weapons of another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a squire carrying the armor of a knight
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Jonathan, with his armor-bearer only, at the very beginning, slew twenty of the enemy; and the Philistines, utterly confounded, turned their arms against each other.
Queen was well satisfied with the idea, but the armor-bearer, who had overheard everything, being much attached to his young master, went straight to him and revealed the whole plot.
After that, he drew aside his armor-bearer, Dardanus, and had some discourse with him in private.
Anoint our associate pastor to be the armor-bearer for our senior pastor.
And Jonathan climbed up upon his hands and upon his feet, and his armor-bearer after him: and they fell before Jonathan; and his armor-bearer slew after him.
And the men of the garrison answered Jonathan and his armor-bearer, and said, Come up to us, and we will show you a thing.
And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armor-bearer made, was about twenty men, within as it were a half acre of land, which a yoke of oxen might plow.
And his armor-bearer said unto him, Do all that is in thy heart: turn thee; behold, I am with thee according to thy heart.
And when they had numbered, behold, Jonathan and his armor-bearer were not there.
And Jonathan said unto his armor-bearer, Come up after me: for the LORD hath delivered them into the hand of Israel.