any of numerous insects constituting the family Diaspididae, the largest group of scale insects, which includes many important pests of various trees and shrubs, as the San Jose scale.
a maker or repairer of or . a person who manufactures, repairs, or services firearms. an enlisted person in charge of the upkeep of small , machine guns, ammunition, and the like. Historical Examples armorer said, “You seem to get on very well with your working people, Mr. Lossing.” Stories of a Western Town Octave […]
of or relating to heraldry or heraldic bearings. bearing a coat or coats of arms: a set of armorial china. a book containing heraldic bearings and devices. Historical Examples Then, with deep interest, ‘What are your armorial bearings?’ A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others F. Hopkinson Smith The eagle was probably the armorial badge of […]
of or relating to . a native of . (def 2). a native or inhabitant of Brittany. Also called Armorican, Armoric. the Celtic language of Brittany. (often lowercase) a round hat for women, with a flat crown and a turned-up brim. pertaining to Brittany, the Bretons, or their language. Historical Examples These are the armoric […]
an ancient region in NW France, corresponding generally to Brittany. Historical Examples Yes, the independence of Armorica is a shame to the arms of the Franks. The Abbatial Crosier Eugne Sue There shall be put into her jaws a bridle that shall be made on the coast of Armorica. Old English Chronicles Various We find […]