armor

[ ahr-mer ]
/ ˈɑr mər /

noun

verb (used with object)

to cover or equip with armor or armor plate.

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Also especially British, ar·mour.

Origin of armor

1250–1300; Middle English armo(u)r, armure < Anglo-French armour(e), armure Old French armëure < Latin armātūra armature; assimilated, in Middle English and Anglo-French, to nouns ending in -our -or2

OTHER WORDS FROM armor

ar·mor·less, adjectivean·ti·ar·mor, adjectivesub·ar·mor, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH armor

amour armoire armor
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Example sentences from the Web for armorless

  • It did take a dozen men in full armor to kill the armorless Pizarro, and even then it took trickery and treachery to do it.

    Despoilers of the Golden Empire|Gordon Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for armorless

armor
/ (ˈɑːmə) /

noun

the US spelling of armour
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Idioms and Phrases with armorless

armor

see chink in one's armor; knight in shining armor.

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