Definition for Arm (-s)

arm (-s), n. [OE < Germanic < IE ar-, fit, join.] (webplay: body, fit, foot, hand, intended, life, might, one, part, root, sea, slender, water).

  1. Power; might; strength.
  2. Protection; refuge.
  3. Any limb-like feature extending from a large mass.
  4. Transport; translation; death and resurrection; means of transition from mortality to the afterlife.
  5. Weapon; [metonymy] gallantry; protection of a knight in armor.
  6. Limb extending from shoulder to hand.
  7. Phrase. “Arm in arm”: together; in close communion.

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