comrade in arms

Origin of comrade in arms

First recorded in 1840–50
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Historical Examples of comrade in arms

  • As to what that loss meant we have the testimony of his chief and comrade-in-arms.

  • He was known as Verbeck's valet, but he was a comrade-in-arms in reality.

    Black Star's Campaign

    Johnston McCulley

  • Ya-Bon, first his comrade-in-arms and then his orderly, was as devoted to him as a dog.

    The Golden Triangle

    Maurice Leblanc

  • The sister of his comrade-in-arms was a precious trust in his hands, and he must not fail.

    The Forest of Swords

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • And at that, Sam felt a powerful impulse to do violence upon the person of his comrade-in-arms.

    Penrod and Sam

    Booth Tarkington