Definitions for arms

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munition(noun)

    weapons considered collectively

  2. coat of arms, arms, blazon, blazonry(noun)

    the official symbols of a family, state, etc.

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  1. Arms(noun)

    instruments or weapons of offense or defense

  2. Arms(noun)

    the deeds or exploits of war; military service or science

  3. Arms(noun)

    anything which a man takes in his hand in anger, to strike or assault another with; an aggressive weapon

  4. Arms(noun)

    the ensigns armorial of a family, consisting of figures and colors borne in shields, banners, etc., as marks of dignity and distinction, and descending from father to son

  5. Arms(noun)

    the legs of a hawk from the thigh to the foot

  6. Origin: [OE. armes, F. arme, pl. armes, fr. L. arma, pl., arms, orig. fittings, akin to armus shoulder, and E. arm. See Arm, n.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'arms' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #868

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'arms' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2268


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