Definition of arms:

part of speech: noun

Weapons; armorial bearings.

part of speech: noun

Weapons of offence and defence: war: hostility: armorial ensigns.

part of speech: noun

Weapons of offense or defense; the military service; as, a call to arms; heraldic bearings or devices; as the coat of arms of the United States.

Usage examples for arms:

  • What are my arms "Every Man for Himself", Norman Duncan.
  • Q. What other arms had you on board? "Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York", A. F. Warburton.
  • Have you any fire- arms in the house? "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  • The Beggar Man caught her by both arms "The Beggar Man", Ruby Mildred Ayres.

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