arm in arm
With one person's arm linked around another's; also, closely allied or intimate, as in Both couples walked arm in arm around the grounds of the estate, and This candidate is arm in arm with the party's liberal wing. The literal expression dates from the late 1300s, when Chaucer so used it: “They went arm in arm together into the garden” (Troilus and Cressida). The figurative usage dates from about 1600. Also see hand in hand.
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At St. Barnabas Hospital, Pellerano was listed in stable condition with wounds to his chest and arm.
The big slug happened to hit the suspect in the street, passing through his arm and then striking Police Officer Andrew Dossi.
Dossi initially was listed in critical condition with wounds to his arm and lower back.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
She looked up in his face, leaning on his arm beneath the encircling shadow of the umbrella which he had lifted.
But the strength of his arm, and the bravery of his heart could not have defended him long against their determined attack.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter