noun Chiefly British.
Words nearby armour
usage note for armour
Definition for armour (2 of 3)
Definition for armour (3 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of armor
OTHER WORDS FROM armorar·mor·less, adjectivean·ti·ar·mor, adjectivesub·ar·mor, noun
Examples from the Web for armour
Old Hawberk sat riveting the worn greaves of some ancient suit of armour, and the ting!Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spam may be the most well known, but there are hundreds of “potted meat products” available—Armour has an entire line.
But now she felt the completeness of a nature clothed in armour that rendered it impregnable.The Garden Of Allah|Robert Hichens
A large dent was made in the armour by a shot which also started a plate.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885|Charles Royle
And he will find that the armour of light is an armour indeed.The Water of Life|Charles Kingsley
Thus Christian soldiers of the cross, losing "the armour of righteousness," would be exposed to "shame."Notes On The Apocalypse|David Steele
Real Spanish armour appears very clumsy, and probably little, if any, was made much after the accession of Charles V.Armour in England|J. Starkie Gardner
British Dictionary definitions for armour (1 of 2)
Word Origin for armour
British Dictionary definitions for armour (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with armour
see chink in one's armor; knight in shining armor.