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armorbearer

[ahr-mer-bair-er]
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noun
  1. a male attendant bearing the armor or arms of a warrior or knight.
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Origin of armorbearer

First recorded in 1605–15; armor + bearer
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Examples from the Web for armorbearer

Historical Examples

  • And when they had numbered, behold, Jonathan and his armorbearer were not there.

    The Bible Story

    Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

  • The knights in Europe used to have their squires: Jonathan had his armorbearer.

    Heroes of Israel

    Theodore Gerald Soares

  • And his armorbearer said to him, "Do all that is in thine heart: turn thee, behold I am with thee according to thy wish."

    The Bible Story

    Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

  • And the men of the garrison answered Jonathan and his armorbearer, and said, "Come up to us, and we will show you something."

    The Bible Story

    Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

  • And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armorbearer made, was about twenty men, within an acre of land.

    The Bible Story

    Rev. Newton Marshall Hall