armed

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ɑɹmd/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɑːmd/
  • (obsolete) IPA(key): /ˈɑːɹmɪd/

Etymology 1[edit]

arm (to equip with a weapon) +‎ -ed.

Adjective[edit]

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.
    • 1722, Daniel Defoe, A Journal of the Plague Year
      a distemper eminently armed from heaven
    • Sir William Herschel, Catalogue of Double Stars
      The naked eye then will immediately direct us, by means of the two stars just mentioned, towards the place where, in the finder, the armed eye will perceive the double star in question about ¾ degree from the 44th Lyncis.
  4. (botany) Having prickles or thorns.
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Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

armed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of arm

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

armed (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly in combination) Having an arm or arms, often of a specified number or type.
  2. (of a creature) Possessing arms of a specified number or type.
    the four-armed creature.
    the strong-armed man.
  3. (heraldry, of animals) Having horns, claws, teeth, a beak, etc. in a particular tincture, as contrasted with that of the animal as a whole.
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Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin armātus.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. armed