Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


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 Thanet

There was something boyish and simple about the action and the tone, and armorer laughed.
Stories of a Western Town Octave Thanet

The two principal ornamental arts and mysteries in the Caucasus are those of the armorer and the saddler.
Life of Schamyl John Milton Mackie

armorer turned on his heel abruptly; it was to conceal a smile.
Stories of a Western Town Octave Thanet

armorer grasped the rope viciously; Shuey was on the seat pulling from above.
Stories of a Western Town Octave Thanet

The armorer threw down his heavy hammer with a crash upon the floor.
Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle

When not engaged otherwise Walter would, almost every afternoon, cross London Bridge and would spend hours in the armorer’s forge.
St. George for England G. A. Henty

It was once, in fact, an armorer’s shop, and has since been converted to a kitchen.
Last Words Juliana Horatia Ewing

I was not born to be a warrior: your armorer is all that I can be.
Master Olof August Strindberg

Master Ben, apprentice to an armorer, Fitzhugh introduced him.
Peter Cotterell’s Treasure Rupert Sargent Holland


late 14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), from Anglo-French armurer, Old French aremurier, from armeure “armor” (see armor (n.)).


Read Also:

  • Armorial

    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 […]

  • Armoric

    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 […]

  • Armorica

    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 […]

  • Armorican

    of or relating to . a native of . (def 2). Historical Examples The church was founded by an Armorican lady of rank named Canna, who was sainted. British Goblins Wirt Sikes Page 128, “Armonican” changed to “Armorican” for consistency. Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series William Bottrell In the days of […]

Disclaimer: Armorer definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.