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  • noun Plural form of man-at-arms.

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Examples

  • Had Mendana's men-at-arms worn helmets and penetrated here centuries before?

    THE RED ONE

  • I barely see the men-at-arms who seize the reins of the charger and pull him aside in the instant before his hooves would have come down on us both.

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  • I barely see the men-at-arms who seize the reins of the charger and pull him aside in the instant before his hooves would have come down on us both.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • We watched their warriors batter at the gates, while men-at-arms tipped boiling water, crossbow bolts flew, and the Stewart knights prepared their counter-attack.

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  • Her hair was straight and black, as smooth and cool as water, and even when she did not ride with her men-at-arms, she wore split, padded skirts and quilted, paneled robes of silk satin, all emerald and jade and black and crimson embroidered with gold and white chrysanthemums.

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  • My ladies-in-waiting and the Stanley men-at-arms are seated all around us, so my husband and I exchange no more than a small glance of triumph at our own survival.

    The Red Queen

  • It seemed that way because Makarov speaks for the dominant clan in Russian politics, the guys known as siloviki (roughly, the men-at-arms).

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  • The duke is at the forefront of the riders, on a big bay warhorse, caparisoned with a saddle of red leather trimmed with golden nails, his personal standard before him, and three men-at-arms riding around him.

    The Red Queen

  • It seemed that way because Makarov speaks for the dominant clan in Russian politics, the guys known as siloviki (roughly, the men-at-arms).

    Obama's Russian Miracle: How the Kremlin Backed Down on the Nuclear Treaty

  • Her hair was straight and black, as smooth and cool as water, and even when she did not ride with her men-at-arms, she wore split, padded skirts and quilted, paneled robes of silk satin, all emerald and jade and black and crimson embroidered with gold and white chrysanthemums.

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