bear arms

bear arms
phrasal 1. to carry or possess arms 2. to serve as a soldier

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bear arms — phrasal 1. : to carry or possess arms the right of the people to keep and bear arms U.S. Constitution 2. : to serve as a soldier * * * bear arms 1. To serve as a soldier 2. (also (obsolete) give arms) to show or have armorial bearings (heraldry) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear arms — to carry weapons. The court stated that the right of an individual to keep and bear arms is not guaranteed by the Second Amendment. Usage notes: usually used in the phrases right to bear arms and keep and bear arms which, of course, has nothing… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear arms — идти в армию, служить в армии (арм.) Every able bodied man was exрected to bear arms against the enemy …   Idioms and examples

  • bear arms — See right to bear arms …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bear arms — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. soldier, serve [one s country]. See combatant …   English dictionary for students

  • bear arms — carry weapons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bear arms — idi mil a) to carry weapons b) to serve as a member of the armed forces …   From formal English to slang

  • bear arms against — phrasal : to fight against : wage war on …   Useful english dictionary

  • Right to keep and bear arms — The right to keep and bear arms, RKBA, [ [ What does RKBA stand for? Acronyms and abbreviations by the Free Online Dictionary.] ] or right to bear arms is the concept that people, individually or… …   Wikipedia

  • Right to bear arms — Die Artikel Waffenrecht (Vereinigte Staaten) und 2. Zusatzartikel zur Verfassung der Vereinigten Staaten überschneiden sich thematisch. Hilf mit, die Artikel besser voneinander abzugrenzen oder zu vereinigen. Beteilige dich dazu an der Diskussion …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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