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Word meaning arms
The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
Anything resembling an arm
The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.
A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.
A branch of a tree.
A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard.
The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke.
An inlet of water from the sea.
A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc.
Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law.
A branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm was made efficient.
A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; -- commonly in the pl.
To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms.
To furnish with arms or limbs.
To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
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.
Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.
To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms.
Instruments or weapons of offense or defense.
The deeds or exploits of war; military service or science.
Anything which a man takes in his hand in anger, to strike or assault another with; an aggressive weapon.
The ensigns armorial of a family, consisting of figures and colors borne in shields, banners, etc., as marks of dignity and distinction, and descending from father to son.
The legs of a hawk from the thigh to the foot.
Crossword clues for arms
- ... or leg
- A limb
- Body part
- Equip with weapons including some regular missiles
- Give gun to wayward ram
- Give weapons to three-quarters of army
- Initially a rifle merchant does this
- Part of an octopus
- Part of body
- The long ... of the law
- Upper limb
- Mars changed weapons
- Prepares for war
- Supplies with weapons
- Upper limbs
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