- having arms or arms as specified 2. [adj] - used of plants and animals 3. [adj] - (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing armsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=armed
Armed adjective 1.
Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. 'And armed
host.' Dryden. 2.
Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. « A distemper eminently armed
from heaven...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/121
• (a.) Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency. • (a.) Having horns, beak, talons, etc; -- said of beasts and birds of prey. • (imp. & p. p.) of Arm • (a.) Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/armed/
In heraldry, the term armed describes beasts and birds of prey as having their natural weapons - horns, a beak, talons, &c in a different colour to the rest of their body.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/UA.HTM
provided with prickles, spines or thornsFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21767
Armed (May, 1941–1964) was an American Thoroughbred gelding race horse. He was sired by the great stakes winner Bull Lea, the sire of Citation. His dam was Armful, whose sire was Belmont Stakes winner Chance Shot and whose grandsire was the great Fair Play. Besides being small for his age and very headstrong, Armed had the habits of biting and k...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armed
Provided with any kind of strong and sharp defense, as of thorns, spines, prickles, barbs.Found on http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Glossary_of_Gardening_Terms
provided with prickles, spines or thornsFound on http://www.calflora.net/botanicalnames/botanicalterms.html
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