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Definition of the noun arms

What does arms mean as a name of something?


  1. weapons considered collectively
  2. the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    • domain: heraldry
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of arms: blazon / blazonry / coat of arms
    • more generic word: heraldry = emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
    • more specific word: quartering = a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon
    • part: crest = in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet

Alternative definition of the noun arms


  1. [plural-only] Weapons.
  2. [heraldry] Synonym for coat of arms.


ARMS is an American indie rock band, formed in New York in 2004. Originally a solo project created by ex-Harlem Shakes' guitarist Todd Goldstein, ARMS has since evolved into a four-piece band, with the inclusion of drummer Tlacael Esparza, bassist Matty Fasano, and keyboardist Dave Harrington. Goldstein handles guitar and vocal duties.


  1. "Arms" is a song by American singer-songwriter Christina Perri. The song was written by Perri herself, and serves as the second single from her debut album Lovestrong. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 94 but has failed to chart any higher. The song's accompanying music video debuted on April 28, 2011 on VH1.
  2. "Arms" is a 2011 single by Christina Perri.
    • released on
  3. "Arms" is a composition.
  4. "Arms" is a musical album of Zs.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "Arms" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Arms" is a musical single of Ghost Culture.
    • released on
  7. "Arms" is a musical album of Mönster.
    • released on (8 years ago)


ARMS is a record label.

Phrases with Arms

Phrases starting with the word Arms:

  1. arms deal
  2. arms race
  3. arms-runner
  4. arms control
  5. Arms Factory
  6. arms industry

Phrases ending with the word Arms:

  1. To Arms
  2. Long Arms
  3. Port Arms
  4. take arms
  5. order arms
  6. Small arms
  7. under arms
  8. Up in Arms
  9. man-at-arms
  10. Babe in Arms
  11. coat of arms
  12. take up arms
  13. to take arms
  14. Shoulder Arms

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Arms

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Google previewUnderstanding American Agriculture (2007)

Challenges for the Agricultural Resource Management Survey by National Research Council, Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on National Statistics, Panel to Review USDA's Agricultural Resource Management Survey

ARMS is a complex undertaking.

broadly defined as “fitness for use,” which for ARMS means relevance, accuracy, timeliness, accessibility, interpretability, and coherence.

CONCLUSIONS ARMS is an invaluable source of information on the current state of American agriculture, as well as the sole source of some ...

Google previewAdvances in Engineering Data Handling (2012)

Case Studies by P.C.C. Wang

ARMS TECHNOLOGY ARMS is a modular integration of computer, automated data storage and retrieval...

Google previewGun Digest Guide to the Modern AK (2017)

Gear, Accessories & Upgrades for the AK-47 and Its Variants by Jorge Amselle

Two Rivers Arms In a rather unique twist, one of the founders and owners of Two Rivers Arms is an elected member of congress. Representative Steve Russell from Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District has a special interest in the Iraqi ...

Google previewThe Washington Manual of Surgical Pathology (2008)

by Peter A. Humphrey, Louis P. Dehner, John D. Pfeifer

ARMS is the quintessential malignant round cell neoplasm of childhood. Most cases are diagnosed in...

Google previewA Call to Arms (2012)

A Novel by William Hammond

Call To Arms is the fourth novel in the award-winning historical / nautical fiction series from William C. Hammond.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Politics (2004)

by David Robertson

allowed for the first serious negotiations on arms control between the superpowers to commence in 1969. A coincidence of ...

Google previewGranddad’s Dictionary (2014)

Reflections on life in America by Michael Moffitt

the right to bear arms is protected in article ii of our Bill of Rights. this protection was not intended for hunters and hobbyists. the authors of our constitution intended to assure that every citizen has the right to defend self, home and family. they ...

Google previewThe Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia (1824)

or the Original Antiquated and Natural Curiosities of the South of Scotland by John Mactaggart

On the left of this beautiful tomb, which should be told, is on the north wall of the chancel, is a door much ornamented ; over it is cut out the heart, stars, and lion rampant; the latter, the arms of Galloway, of which the Douglasses were lords.

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Quotes about Arms

The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow. (Niccolo Machiavelli)
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Scrabble value of A1R1M3S1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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