arms

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See also: Arms, ARMs, and ärms

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English armes, from Old French armes, from Latin arma (weapons), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er-mo-, a suffixed form of *h₂er- (to fit together), hence ultimately cognate with etymology 2.

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. weaponry, weapons
  2. (heraldry) A visual design composed according to heraldic rules, consisting of a coat of arms normally displayed upon an escutcheon, sometimes accompanied by other elements of an achievement
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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!

Etymology 2[edit]

See arm.

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. plural of arm

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. plural of arm

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arms c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of arm

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

arms

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐍂𐌼𐍃

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. indefinite genitive singular of armur

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arms

  1. indefinite genitive singular of arm.

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