Webster 1913 Edition
armamenta, pl., utensils, esp. the tackle of a ship, fr.
armareto arm: cf. LL.
A body of forces equipped for war; – used of a land or naval force.“The whole united armament of Greece.”
(Mil. & Nav.)
All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification.
Any equipment for resistance.
Webster 1828 Edition
A body of forces equipped for war; used of a land or naval force. It is more generally used of a naval force, including ships, men and all the necessary furniture for war.