Definitions

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  • noun One who carries armor for another.

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Examples

  • I was working as an "armorbearer," which means I wander around with an earpiece, aggravating people.

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  • Again, Saul loses a battle and wishes his armorbearer to slay him, who refuses; he wounds himself, but not effectually, and at his own desire a young man despatches him, who, carrying the news to David, is massacred for his pains.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • De Irwyn, the secretary and armorbearer of Robert Bruce; but at the time of the birth of William Irving its fortunes had gradually decayed, and the lad sought his livelihood, according to the habit of the adventurous Orkney Islanders, on the sea.

    Washington Irving

  • Saul liked David so well that he made him his armorbearer; and David carried the shield and spear, and sword for Saul, when the king was before his army.

    The Wonder Book of Bible Stories

  • Scotland, traced its descent from William De Irwyn, the secretary and armorbearer of Robert Bruce; but at the time of the birth of William

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • Scotland, traced its descent from William De Irwyn, the secretary and armorbearer of Robert Bruce; but at the time of the birth of William

    Washington Irving

  • One of my friends runs my prayer group, and he's an armorbearer, and he's in charge of all 700 of the church's volunteers.

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  • So far, the cooking and the armorbearer work are prospering beautifully.

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  • One of my friends runs my prayer group, and he's an armorbearer, and he's in charge of all 700 of the church's volunteers.

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  • One of my armorbearer buddies tried it and confirmed what I already knew: "better than Steve's."

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