- a secure place for the storage of weapons
- armour generally
- USa National Guard base
- USa building in which training in the use of arms and drill takes place; drill hall
- (plural) Canadiansuch a building used for training and as headquarters by a reserve unit of the armed forces
- resources, as of arguments or objections, on which to drawthey thought they had proved him wrong, but he still had a few weapons in his armoury
- US a place where arms are made
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Examples from the Web for armoury
And what I overheard in the armoury--about a telegram--telling me--putting me out of my misery?
What did you mean, then--a little while ago--in the armoury?
I was unexpectedly struck, on entering the armoury at the Tower.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
The place is national property now, and used as a kind of armoury, my love.A Tale of Two Cities
My recollection of the way to the armoury, I found, however, almost obliterated.Wilfrid Cumbermede
Word Origin and History for armoury
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