armed /ˈɑrmd/ 形容詞
1. Furnished with weapons of offense or defense; furnished with the means of security or protection. “And armed host.”
2. Furnished with whatever serves to add strength, force, or efficiency.
A distemper eminently armed from heaven. --De Foe.
3. Her. Having horns, beak, talons, etc; -- said of beasts and birds of prey.
Armed at all points Blazoning, completely incased in armor, sometimes described as armed cap-à-pie. --Cussans.
Armed en flute. Naut. See under Flute.
Armed magnet, a magnet provided with an armature.
Armed neutrality. See under Neutrality.
Arm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Armed p. pr. & vb. n. Arming.]
1. To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms. [Obs.]
And make him with our pikes and partisans
A grave: come, arm him. --Shak.
Arm your prize;
I know you will not lose him. --Two N. Kins.
2. To furnish with arms or limbs. [R.]
His shoulders broad and strong,
Armed long and round. --Beau. & Fl.
3. To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
Abram . . . armed his trained servants. --Gen. xiv. 14.
4. To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.
5. Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.
Arm yourselves . . . with the same mind. --1 Pet. iv. 1.
To arm a magnet, to fit it with an armature.
adj 1: (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or
bearing arms; "armed robbery" [ant: unarmed]
2: having arms or arms as specified; used especially in
combination; "the many-armed goddess Shiva" [ant: armless]
3: used of plants and animals [ant: unarmed]