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armed

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[ ahrmd ]
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adjective

having a specified number or kind of arms (often used in combination): a four-armed Hindu god; a weak-armed quarterback.

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Origin of armed

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First recorded in 1500–10; arm1 + -ed3

Definition for armed (2 of 2)

armed2
[ ahrmd ]
/ ɑrmd /

adjective

Origin of armed

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First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English; see origin at arm2, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM armed

half-armed, adjectivewell-armed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for armed (1 of 2)

armed1
/ (ɑːmd) /

adjective

equipped with or supported by arms, armour, etc
prepared for conflict or any difficulty
(of an explosive device) prepared for use; having a fuse or detonator installed
(of plants) having the protection of thorns, spines, etc

British Dictionary definitions for armed (2 of 2)

armed2
/ (ɑːmd) /

adjective

  1. having an arm or arms
  2. (in combination)long-armed; one-armed
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