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[ahr-mer-klad] /ˈɑr mərˌklæd/
covered with armor.
Origin of armor-clad
First recorded in 1860-65; armor + clad1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Historical Examples
  • armor-clad casemates are beginning to take the place of masonry.

  • "Fate is with them," said this dreaded corsair, referring to the armor-clad Knights, whom he had so often met in battle.

    The Story of Malta Maturin M. Ballou
  • Everything has happened that could wreck our married happiness, but we are now armor-clad against infelicity.

    Old Valentines

    Munson Aldrich Havens
  • The jockey seat is the extreme type of the first-named condition, the armor-clad knight an extreme type of the latter.

    Riding and Driving Edward L. Anderson
  • The last and least esteemed of the seven is the strong, armor-clad Bis-ja-mon, god of glory.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • Back across the square, running pell mell, came the men who had pursued the armor-clad warriors into the Temple.

  • The armor-clad Palace Guard was sweeping across the great square, empty now of merrymakers, in a wave.

  • The armor-clad force set foot on the stairway and started upward, those in the rear continuing their rear-guard fight.

  • He had heard a faint footfall, had seen an armor-clad figure climbing over the rail!

    Isle of the Undead Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
  • Hero Giles frowned and shrugged his armor-clad shoulders a little helplessly beneath the splendid cloak of imperial green.

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