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Etymology

13th Century, from Old French, [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] arma.

Pronunciation

Noun

arms

  1. Plural form of arm.
    We laid down on the snowbank and moved our arms up and down to make snow angels.
  2. 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.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Synonym for coat of arms.
    The Duke's arms were a sable gryphon rampant on an argent field.

Translations

Verb

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!

Swedish

Noun

arms

  1. indefinite singular genitive of arm

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