Definitions

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

  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
  • noun a manufacturer of firearms.

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  • noun British Alternative spelling of armorer.

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  • noun an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
  • noun a manufacturer of firearms
  • noun a worker skilled in making armor or arms

Etymologies

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From Middle English armurer, from Old French armurier.

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  • M used this word to describe Q in the early days of the Bond films.

    June 9, 2012