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1) Arms of England (The Royal). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the cognisance of William the Conqueror; the lion rampant in the second quarter is from the arms of Scotland; and the harp in the fourth quarter represents Ireland....

2) small arms. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...small arms, firearms designed primarily to be carried and fired by one person and, generally, held in the hands, as distinguished from heavy arms, or artillery. 1...

3) Arms, John Taylor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953, American etcher and draftsman, b. Washington, D.C. He studied architecture, but later he devoted himself to etching and became noted...

4) 727. Arms. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: ARMS, arm, weapon, deadly weapon; armament, armature; panoply, stand of arms; armor (defense) [See Defense]; armory (store) [See Store]; apparatus belli [L.];...

5) present arms. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A position in the military manual of arms in which the rifle is held vertically in front of the body. 2. A command to assume present arms or to give a hand salute....

6) order arms. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A position in the military manual of arms in which the rifle is held vertically next to the right leg with its butt resting on the ground. 2. A command to assume...

7) man-at-arms. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. men-at-arms (men-) A soldier, especially a medieval cavalryman supplied with heavy arms....

8) call to arms. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...A rallying term used by proponents of a cause: battle cry, call to battle, cry, motto, rallying cry, war cry. See WORDS....

9) sergeant at arms. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. sergeants at arms An officer appointed to keep order within an organization, such as a legislative, judicial, or social body....

10) gentleman-at-arms. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. genˇtleˇmen-at-arms (-mn-) One of a military corps of 40 gentlemen who attend the British sovereign as a ceremonial guard on state occasions....

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