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arm
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 19
1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
5. A branch of a tree.
6. A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard.
9. A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc.
10. Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law.
12. A weapon.
13. A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; - commonly in the pl.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms.
2. To furnish with arms or limbs.
3. To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
4. To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.
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