/ (ˈɑːmərɪ) /
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noun plural -mouries or -mories
a secure place for the storage of weapons
- US a National Guard base
- US a building in which training in the use of arms and drill takes place; drill hall
- (plural) Canadian such 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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Words nearby armoury
armour-bearer, armoured, armoured car, armourer, armour plate, armoury, armpad, armpatch, armpit, armrest, arms
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How to use armoury in a sentence
And the covering of Juda shall be discovered, and thou shalt see in that day the armoury of the house of the forest.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Every nation of Europe was throwing open its armoury, and preparing its weapons for the field.
It certainly contains no weapons, so cannot be an armoury, and we conjecture that her word must be a corruption of armoire.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
I made an armoury, and built walls round the court and pleasure gardens.
She did it very well, and he could not altogether ignore the fact that she had ransacked her armoury for his conquest.The Rake's Progress|Marjorie Bowen