To stack arms

(Mil.) to set up a number of muskets or rifles together, with the bayonets crossing one another, and forming a sort of conical pile.

See also: Stack

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Granted, it is hard to stack arms on the parade ground without the current sling, but does that make it the optimum sling for today's infantrymen?