arms

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See arm.

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. plural form of arm
    We laid down on the snowbank and moved our arms up and down to make snow angels.

Etymology 2[edit]

13th Century, from Old French armes, Latin arma.

Noun[edit]

arms (plural only)

  1. (plural only) Weapons.
    • 1883, Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      The next thing I laid hold of was a brace of pistols, and as I already had a powder horn and bullets, I felt myself well supplied with arms.
  2. (heraldry) Synonym for coat of arms.
    The Duke's arms were a sable gryphon rampant on an argent field.
  3. plural form of arm
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Usage notes[edit]
  • Capitalized, the word is often used in the names of pubs, taverns and the like.

Verb[edit]

arms

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of arm
    If the Duke arms himself for war, the king will not sit by idly!

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. plural form of arm

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arms c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of arm

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

arms

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐍂𐌼𐍃

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. indefinite genitive singular of arm