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Armour

[ahr-mer] /ˈɑr mər/
noun
1.
Philip Danforth
[dan-fawrth,, -fohrth] /ˈdæn fɔrθ,, -foʊrθ/ (Show IPA),
1832–1901, U.S. meat-packing industrialist.
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armour

/ˈɑːmə/
noun
1.
any defensive covering, esp that of metal, chain mail, etc, worn by medieval warriors to prevent injury to the body in battle
2.
the protective metal plates on a tank, warship, etc
3.
(military) armoured fighting vehicles in general; military units equipped with these
4.
any protective covering, such as the shell of certain animals
5.
(nautical) the watertight suit of a diver
6.
(engineering) permanent protection for an underwater structure
7.
heraldic insignia; arms
verb
8.
(transitive) to equip or cover with armour
Word Origin
C13: from Old French armure, from Latin armātūra armour, equipment
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armour

chiefly British English spelling of armor (q.v.); for suffix, see -or.

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