divination by the shoulder blades of animals; also called scapulimancy , scapulomancy , spatulamancy
Latin armus ‘shoulder’
armoni inhabitant of a fortress, the first-named of the two sons of Saul and Rizpah. He was delivered up to the Gibeonites by David, and hanged by them (2 Sam. 21:8, 9).
- Armor bearer
a male attendant bearing the or arms of a warrior or knight. Historical Examples And David came to Saul and stood before him, and Saul loved him greatly, and he became his armor bearer. A Child’s Story Garden Various He had called his armor bearer for another purpose than to speak of her. The Continental […]
a male attendant bearing the or arms of a warrior or knight. Historical Examples And his armorbearer said to him, “Do all that is in thine heart: turn thee, behold I am with thee according to thy wish.” The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall And that first slaughter, which Jonathan and his armorbearer made, […]
covered with . Historical Examples armor-clad casemates are beginning to take the place of masonry. Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887 Various Everything has happened that could wreck our married happiness, but we are now armor-clad against infelicity. Old Valentines Munson Aldrich Havens Those of the old magnates who did not become knights […]