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Webster 1913 Edition


Armed

Armed

,
Adj.
1.
Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection.
“And armed host.”
Dryden.
2.
Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency.
A distemper eminently
armed
from heaven.
De Foe.
3.
(Her.)
Having horns, beak, talons, etc; – said of beasts and birds of prey.
Armed at all points
(Blazoning)
,
completely incased in armor, sometimes described as
armed cap-à-pie
.
Cussans.
Armed en flute
.
(Naut.)
See under
Flute
.
Armed magnet
,
a magnet provided with an armature.
Armed neutrality
.
See under
Neutrality
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Armed

'ARMED

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pp.
1.
Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security; fortified, in a moral sense.
2.
In heraldry, armed is when the beaks, talons, horns, or teeth of beasts and birds of prey are of a different color from the rest of the body.
3.
Capped and cased as the load stone; that is set in iron.
An armed ship is one which is taken into the service of government for a particular occasion, and armed like a ship of war.

Definition 2022


armed

armed

English

Adjective

armed (comparative more armed, superlative most armed)

  1. (sometimes in combination) Equipped, especially with a weapon.
    nuclear-armed
  2. (of a weapon) Prepared for use; loaded.
  3. (obsolete) Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency.
    • De Foe
      a distemper eminently armed from heaven
  4. (of a creature) Possessing arms of a specified number or type.
    the four-armed creature.
    the strong-armed man.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

armed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of arm

Etymology 2

arm (the upper limb of the body) + -ed.

Adjective

armed (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly in combination) Having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.
  2. (heraldry, of horns, teeth, beaks, etc.) Coloured in a different tincture from the beast or bird itself.
Derived terms

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Ladin

Etymology

From Latin armātus.

Adjective

armed m (feminine singular armeda, masculine plural armeds, feminine plural armedes)

  1. armed