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armlet a band worn as an ornament, usu. on the upper arm. [2 definitions]
armload the amount (of things) that can be carried cradled in the arms, or the things themselves.
armlock a wrestling hold in which one uses an arm and hand to lock an opponent's arm at the elbow.
armoire a large, usu. ornate wardrobe or cabinet.
armor a suit of leather or mail, formerly used to protect the body in warfare. [5 definitions]
armorbearer one who carries a warrior's armor and arms.
armored wearing or being covered by armor or armor plate. [2 definitions]
armorer one who makes, repairs, or maintains firearms or other weapons. [2 definitions]
armorial of or concerning heraldry or heraldic arms. [2 definitions]
Armorican see "Breton."
armorless combined form of armor.
armor plate specially hardened steel plates used to protect vehicles or fortifications.
armory a place where military weapons and equipment are manufactured or stored. [2 definitions]
armour a spelling of "armor" used in Canada and Britain. See "armor" for more information.
armoury a spelling of "armory" used in Canada and Britain. See "armory" for more information.
armpit the hollow formed beneath the arm where it joins the body.
armrest a support for the arm, as found on chairs, theater seating, and the like.
arm-twisting (informal) the use of unrelenting or unethical pressure in an effort to persuade someone to do something.
arm-wrestle to engage in arm wrestling.
arm wrestling a contest in which each of two opponents places either the right or the left elbow on a table with the forearm vertical, clasps the opponent's hand, and tries to force the opponent's hand back until it touches the table; Indian wrestling.
army (sometimes cap.) the military land force of a nation. [3 definitions]