Armory

  • 1 Armory — or armoury may mean: *Armory (military), a military location used for the storage of arms and ammunition. *Armory (heraldry), the study of coats of arms. * [http://www.faithinsteel.com Armory] , a metal band from Massachusetts.Other: *Armory… …

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  • 2 Armory — Ar mo*ry, n.; pl. {Armories}. [OF. armaire, armarie, F. armoire, fr. L. armarium place for keeping arms; but confused with F. armoiries. See {Armorial}, {Ambry}.] 1. A place where arms and instruments of war are deposited for safe keeping. [1913… …

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  • 3 armory — armory, arsenal, magazine have related but usually distinguishable technical military senses. Armory once carried the meanings now associated with arsenal and magazine, but in current use it has commonly two applications: one, a public building… …

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  • 4 armory — (n.) arms and weapons collectively, c.1300; see ARM (Cf. arm) (n.2) + ORY (Cf. ory). Meaning place where arms are manufactured is from mid 15c. Also used in a sense of arsenal (mid 15c.), the science of heraldry (late 15c.), from O.Fr. armoierie …

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  • 5 armory — [n] military building, usually for storing weapons arsenal, center, depot, dump, factory, headquarters, magazine, plant, range; concepts 321,439 …

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  • 6 armory — [är′mər ē] n. pl. armories [altered, by assoc. with ARMOR < OFr armoierie, science of heraldry < armoier, to blazon coats of arms < arme, ARM2] 1. Obs. armor or armorial bearings 2. a storehouse for weapons; arsenal 3. an aggregate of… …

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  • 7 armory — ar|mor|y [ arməri ] noun count 1. ) a building where weapons are kept a ) the amount or types of weapons that a country has: proposals to reduce our nuclear armory 2. ) usually singular a set of skills, equipment, or powers that is available for… …

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  • 8 armory — noun a Civil War exhibition at the old armory Syn: arsenal, arms depot, arms cache, ordnance depot, magazine, ammunition dump …

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  • 9 Armory —    The place where weapons and armor are stored. The Armory can be a royal storehouse, a storehouse in a castle or other stronghold or a workshop where arms are made and repaired …

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  • 10 armory — noun (plural armories) Date: 14th century 1. a. a supply of arms for defense or attack b. a collection of available resources 2. a place where arms and military equipment are stored; especially one used for …

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  • 11 armory — /ahr meuh ree/, n., pl. armories. 1. a storage place for weapons and other war equipment. 2. a building that is the headquarters and drill center of a military unit. 3. a place where arms and armor are made; an armorer s shop; arsenal. 4.… …

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  • 12 armory — noun a) Heraldry b) A place where arms are kept, an arsenal …

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  • 13 armory — Synonyms and related words: achievement, alerion, ammo dump, animal charge, annulet, archives, argent, armorial bearings, arms, arsenal, artillery park, assembly line, assembly plant, atomic arsenal, atomic energy plant, attic, azure, badge,… …

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  • 14 armory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. arsenal. See store. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Place where arms are made or stored] Syn. munitions plant, arsenal, arms factory, magazine; see arsenal . 2. [Building for military purposes] Syn. orDNAnce… …

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  • 15 armory — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)məri[/t]] armories see armoury …

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  • 16 armory — ar·mor·y || ɑːmÉ™rɪ n. place where arms are manufactured; place where arms are stored, arsenal …

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  • 17 armory — armory1 [ α:məri] noun heraldry. Derivatives armorial adjective Origin ME: from OFr. armoierie (see armoury). armory2 noun US spelling of armoury …

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  • 18 armory — n. Arsenal, depository of arms, magazine of arms …

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  • 19 Armory — A place for storing weapons and armour. Sometimes this can mean a royal storehouse, as in the Royal Armouries in the Tower of London or in Gratz, Austria, or more generally any storehouse in a castle or stronghold. It can also mean a workshop in… …

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  • 20 armory — n 1. depot, magazine, arsenal, ammunition dump; military storehouse, storehouse, depository, repository, warehouse. 2.National Guard headquarters, Guard headquarters, Reserve center, headquarters, H.Q., administration center, drill center;… …

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