armourer

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armourer

(ˈɑːmərə) or

armorer

n
1. (Professions) a person who makes or mends arms and armour
2. (Military) a person employed in the maintenance of small arms and weapons in a military unit
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armourer - 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.armourer - an enlisted man responsible for the upkeep of small arms and machine guns etc.armourer - 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.armourer - a manufacturer of firearms
manufacturer, manufacturing business, maker - a business engaged in manufacturing some product
Translations

armourer

armorer (US) [ˈɑːmərəʳ] Narmero m

armourer

, (US) armorer
n (= maker)Waffenschmied(in) m(f); (= keeper)Waffenmeister(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
This is why police departments of significant size maintain in-house armorers, and why smaller departments contract with local gunsmiths and armorers to do the same.
Yes, of course, but each unit is assigned a priority code based on deployment status, and when replacement parts and tools can take six months to acquire through the system, armorers sometimes purchase parts and tools from this bench bible to maintain their unit's readiness.
As an armament tech, I correct armorers about using the wrong lubes on weapons all the time.
13th-century crusader, for generations the Waters were known as armorers and iron workers.
The ever-present safety reminders and briefings further enabled SF armorers to dually arm, on average, 85 civilian and military personnel each day.