Origin of small arm
Related formssmall-armed, adjective
Examples from the Web for small arm
The bore is made of any rifle calibre for any small-arm ammunition, and is fitted with a safety-lock.The Romance of Modern Invention|Archibald Williams
The little three-pounders, as you know, have their venomous shell and charge together like small-arm ammunition.A Fleet in Being|Rudyard Kipling
I was being bombarded incessantly, and since the morning had been severely harassed by small-arm fire.Three Years' War|Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
From the hold came boxes of small-arm ammunition of Mausers, rifles, machetes, and saddles.The Red Cross Girl|Richard Harding Davis
The small-arm of the infantry is the "3-line" rifle of the 1901 model.