Origin of armor
OTHER WORDS FROM armorar·mor·less, adjectivean·ti·ar·mor, adjectivesub·ar·mor, noun
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How to use armor in a sentence
As the mobs smashed through Capitol police barricades, broke doors and windows and charged into the Capitol with body armor and weapons, many of us hid behind chairs and under desks or barricaded ourselves in offices.Ocasio-Cortez, other Democrats recount on House floor what they experienced during Capitol siege|Amy B Wang, Colby Itkowitz|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
As the mob smashed through Capitol Police barricades, broke doors and windows, and charged into the Capitol with body armor and weapons, many of us hid behind chairs and under desks or barricaded ourselves in offices.House to vote on removing GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committees|Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
The team also touched up every “character, enemy, armor, gun, casual outfit” through “Mass Effect 1 and 2,” and “many” in the third entry.Everything we know about ‘Mass Effect: Legendary Edition’: No multiplayer, ‘Mass Effect 1’ changes|Elise Favis|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Some beetles wear armor made of their own poop to avoid getting eaten.Honeybees fend off deadly hornets by decorating hives with poop|Asher Jones|January 19, 2021|Science News For Students
Arthropods instead put their tough stuff on the outside where it acts as a suit of armor, Edgecombe says.Explainer: Insects, arachnids and other arthropods|Curtis Segarra|January 19, 2021|Science News For Students
Another member of the plot took care of the ammo along with black uniforms, night-vision equipment, and body armor.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Unlike all the trailers and screen shots for the movie, in the Bible Moses never holds a sword or wears armor.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he would especially like American FGM-148 Javelins, man-portable anti-tank missiles to hit at Russian armor.Should the U.S. Arm Ukraine’s Militias?|Jamie Dettmer|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My finger burned when it touched the blossom of lead embedded in the ceramic armor.I Shot Bin Laden|Elliot Ackerman|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This would seem reasonable, since in that direction lay the only territory open enough for swift attack by armor.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The governor made a strong thrust at him, which almost knocked him down; but showed that he was clad in armor.
What the armor-bearer was for the warlike races of old, such is the tchbukdi for their degenerate descendants.
Absurd as that taffeta dress was for a child of her age, it seemed to her an armor against all disaster.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Edward, prince of Wales (called the black prince from the color of his armor), died, aged 46.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Of course, I couldn't get these people to leave off their armor; they wouldn't do that when they bathed.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for armor
Other Idioms and Phrases with armor
see chink in one's armor; knight in shining armor.