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Arm

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(1):

(n.) A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.

(2):

(n.) A branch of a tree.

(3):

(n.) A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard.

(4):

(n.) Anything resembling an arm

(5):

(n.) The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke.

(6):

(n.) The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.

(7):

(n.) An inlet of water from the sea.

(8):

(v. t.) To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.

(9):

(n.) A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc.

(10):

(n.) Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law.

(11):

(n.) A branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm was made efficient.

(12):

(n.) A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; - commonly in the pl.

(13):

(v. t.) To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms.

(14):

(v. t.) To furnish with arms or limbs.

(15):

(n.) The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.

(16):

(v. t.) To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.

(17):

(v. t.) Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.

(18):

(v. i.) To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Arm'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/a/arm.html. 1828.

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