a person who makes or mends arms and armour
a person employed in the maintenance of small arms and weapons in a military unit
Contemporary Examples

Then I turned to the right and stopped before a dingy shop which bore the sign: HAWBERK, armourer.
Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show Robert W. Chambers February 19, 2014

Historical Examples

“That he has not done, sir; but I pray you to hear me,” he added urgently as the armourer was turning to leave the room.
Wulf the Saxon G. A. Henty

“Yet mayhap he might do something for thee, friend Ambrose,” added the armourer.
The Armourer’s Prentices Charlotte M. Yonge

On one of the rarer coins of Cunobeline an armourer or coiner is represented.
The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland Daniel Wilson

The armourer agreed, and Siegfried remained at Mimer’s workshop.
Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland

I thought you had bought it from some armourer and intended me to wear it as a badge of my office.
The Strong Arm Robert Barr

“After you, friend,” remarked Phil, waving his hand for the armourer to precede them.
Two Gallant Sons of Devon Harry Collingwood

Duncan, while yet young, was defeated in a great battle, and was found dead on the morrow at a spot called the armourer’s Shop.
The Seven Wives Of Bluebeard Anatole France

A few minutes’ walk brought us to the door of the armourer’s shop.
The Young Cavalier Percy F. Westerman

Georg, the father of Lorenz, was well established as an armourer when he was joined in 1467 by his famous son.
Armour in England J. Starkie Gardner


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