a storage place for weapons and other war equipment.
a building that is the headquarters and drill center of a military unit.
a place where arms and armor are made; an armorer’s shop; arsenal.
Heraldry. the art of blazoning arms.
arms or armor collectively.
Archaic. heraldic bearings or arms.
Abbott testified that Williams had overseen the armory and that none of the weapons or anything else had ever gone missing.
Mike McLelland Investigation Focuses on Those the D.A. Prosecuted Michael Daly April 2, 2013
There is however in his armory one last weapon to be deployed to restore some self-respect.
BP’s Chief Fights for Survival Tom Bower July 4, 2010
His first moves were sensible enough, given the small number of his force and the sprawling size of the armory.
When Robert E. Lee Met John Brown and Saved the Union Michael Korda May 14, 2014
The armory art fair that opened this week in New York, like any other art fair, represents the opposite of all that.
The Yes List: A Sam’s Club for Art? The Daily Beast March 3, 2011
The movie shot a few days inside the armory, and Franco was given a crash course in the world of Kink.com.
James Franco Gets Kinky: Inside the BDSM Porn Documentary ‘Kink’ Marlow Stern August 22, 2014
But Melanthius, the goatherd, crept up to the armory and brought down therefrom twelve helmets and shields, and spears as many.
Stories of the Old world Alfred John Church
Then the Dragon-King was frightened, and had the heaviest weapon in his armory brought in.
The Chinese Fairy Book Various
Her neck is as the tower of David, builded for an armory, whereon there hang 1,000 bucklers and shields of mighty men.
The Commonwealth of Oceana James Harrington
So we come back home to Newyork and they lock us up in the armory.
Mutineer Robert J. Shea
His superintendency was the longest of any in the history of the armory.
The Strange Story of Harper’s Ferry Joseph Barry
noun (pl) -mories
the usual US spelling of armoury
“arms and weapons collectively,” c.1300; see arm (n.2) + -ory. Meaning “place where arms are manufactured” is from mid-15c. Also used in a sense of “arsenal” (mid-15c.), “the science of heraldry” (late 15c.), from Old French armoierie, from armoier “to blazon,” from Latin arma “weapons” (see arm (n.2)).
a person who is an expert at heraldry.
to equip with armor or other protective devices: to armorize a car with bulletproof glass.
Kenneth, 1916–2002, English sculptor. Contemporary Examples He said he had seen the recent articles and was “working hard on Powell and Armitage.” Rumsfeld, Still Defiant Howard Kurtz February 1, 2011 Historical Examples She had not dared to love Miss Armitage in this fashion in the beginning. A Modern Cinderella Amanda M. Douglas Then for the […]
- Armory show
an international art show held in a New York City armory in 1913: considered a landmark in the public and critical acceptance of modern art. Contemporary Examples The Armory Show is back, with exhibitions and events planned across the city. 10 Works to See at the Armory Show in New York City Justin Jones March […]