Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bearing heavy arms or armor: as, heavy-armed troops.

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

  • adjective (Mil.) Wearing heavy or complete armor; carrying heavy arms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having massive arms

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Examples

  • They perfected light armor for foot soldiers and hit-and-run tactics, to which the heavy-armed Romans were vulnerable.

    The Spartacus War

  • He planned to march up Italys mountainous spine, keeping his mobile forces out of the heavy-armed Romans reach.

    The Spartacus War

  • They perfected light armor for foot soldiers and hit-and-run tactics, to which the heavy-armed Romans were vulnerable.

    The Spartacus War

  • They perfected light armor for foot soldiers and hit-and-run tactics, to which the heavy-armed Romans were vulnerable.

    The Spartacus War

  • They perfected light armor for foot soldiers and hit-and-run tactics, to which the heavy-armed Romans were vulnerable.

    The Spartacus War

  • He planned to march up Italys mountainous spine, keeping his mobile forces out of the heavy-armed Romans reach.

    The Spartacus War

  • He planned to march up Italys mountainous spine, keeping his mobile forces out of the heavy-armed Romans reach.

    The Spartacus War

  • He planned to march up Italys mountainous spine, keeping his mobile forces out of the heavy-armed Romans reach.

    The Spartacus War

  • That is Tissaphernes in command, they said, and next to these a body of men bearing wicker-shields, and next again heavy-armed infantry, with long wooden shields reaching to the feet.

    Anabasis

  • But when the Hellenes, being so pressed, made an attempt to pursue, they could barely scale to the summit, being heavy-armed troops, while the enemy as lightly sprung away; and they suffered similarly in retiring to join the rest of the army.

    Anabasis

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