under arms


under arms
armado, com armas na mão

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • Under arms — Under Un der, prep. [AS. under, prep. & adv.; akin to OFries. under, OS. undar, D. onder, G. unter, OHG. untar, Icel. undir, Sw. & Dan. under, Goth. undar, L. infra below, inferior lower, Skr. adhas below. [root]201. Cf. {Inferior}.] 1. Below or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Under arms — Arms Arms, n. pl. [OE. armes, F. arme, pl. armes, fr. L. arma, pl., arms, orig. fittings, akin to armus shoulder, and E. arm. See {Arm}, n.] 1. Instruments or weapons of offense or defense. [1913 Webster] He lays down his arms, but not his wiles …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • under arms — index armed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • under arms — adverb armed and prepared for fighting (Freq. 1) * * * phrasal 1. : in battle order 2. : enrolled for military service * * * under arms Armed • • • Main Entry: ↑arm * * * under arms …   Useful english dictionary

  • under arms — equipped and ready for war or battle. → arms …   English new terms dictionary

  • under arms — armed, equipped with weapons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • under arms — Armed for fighting, ready for battle …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • under arms — formal trained and ready to fight as an army …   English dictionary

  • Robbery Under Arms — Infobox Book | name = Robbery Under Arms. A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Goldfields of Australia. image caption = First edition. Three octavo volumes (7 3/16 x 4 13/16 inches; 182 x 122 mm.). Original smooth grass green… …   Wikipedia

  • (be) under arms — be under ˈarms idiom (formal) to have weapons and be ready to fight in a war Main entry: ↑armsidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arms — Arms, n. pl. [OE. armes, F. arme, pl. armes, fr. L. arma, pl., arms, orig. fittings, akin to armus shoulder, and E. arm. See {Arm}, n.] 1. Instruments or weapons of offense or defense. [1913 Webster] He lays down his arms, but not his wiles.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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