- a male attendant bearing the armor or arms of a warrior or knight.
Origin of armorbearer
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Examples from the Web for armorbearer
And when they had numbered, behold, Jonathan and his armorbearer were not there.
The knights in Europe used to have their squires: Jonathan had his armorbearer.Heroes of Israel
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And his armorbearer said to him, "Do all that is in thine heart: turn thee, behold I am with thee according to thy wish."
And the men of the garrison answered Jonathan and his armorbearer, and said, "Come up to us, and we will show you something."
And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armorbearer made, was about twenty men, within an acre of land.