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1. A manufacturer of weapons, especially firearms.
2. An enlisted person in charge of maintenance and repair of the small arms of a military unit.
3. One that makes or repairs armor.
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(ˈɑr mər ər)

1. a maker or repairer of arms or armor.
2. a person who manufactures, repairs, or services firearms.
[1350–1400; < Anglo-French, Old French armurier]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armorer - a worker skilled in making armor or arms; "a sword made by a famous English armorer"
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.armorer - an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.armorer - an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.
enlisted man - a male enlisted person in the armed forces
3.armorer - a manufacturer of firearms
manufacturer, manufacturing business, maker - a business engaged in manufacturing some product
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Aiken, an able mariner, destined to command the schooner intended for the coasting trade, and ordered him, together with John Coles, sail- maker, Stephen Weekes, armorer, and two Sandwich Islanders, to proceed ahead and take soundings, while the ship should follow under easy sail.
As he drew near he proved to be Weekes, the armorer. There was a burst of joy, for it was hoped his comrades were near at hand.
Grimaud, in fact, was not only the accountant, but the armorer of the party; and as he was a man full of forethought, these trousers, carefully rolled up in his valise, contained every sort of tool for immediate use.
But while the armorer is thrusting in his devil's-dust, and dropping his ball, and lighting his flambeau, I can very easily loose six shafts, or eight maybe, so he hath no great vantage after all.
Clandestinely we made a few bushels of first-rate blasting powder, and I superin- tended my armorers while they constructed a lightning- rod and some wires.
Within the great enclosure thrived a fair sized town, for, with his ten hundred fighting-men, the Outlaw of Torn required many squires, lackeys, cooks, scullions, armorers, smithies, farriers, hostlers and the like to care for the wants of his little army.
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