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 ?
A Serpent in the course of its wanderings came into an armourer's shop.
At about the centre of the oaken panels that lined the hall was suspended a suit of mail, not, like the pictures, an ancestral relic, but of the most modern date; for it had been manufactured by a skilful armourer in London, the same year in which Governor Bellingham came over to New England.
Phil Squod, with his smoky gunpowder visage, at once acts as nurse and works as armourer at his little table in a corner, often looking round and saying with a nod of his green-baize cap and an encouraging elevation of his one eyebrow, "Hold up, my boy!
The smiths and armourers on palfreys ride, Files in their hands, and hammers at their side; And nails for loosen'd spears, and thongs for shields provide.
The northern access to the lists terminated in a similar entrance of thirty feet in breadth, at the extremity of which was a large enclosed space for such knights as might be disposed to enter the lists with the challengers, behind which were placed tents containing refreshments of every kind for their accommodation, with armourers, tarriers, and other attendants, in readiness to give their services wherever they might be necessary.
It was the head of one of Mendana's armourers, lost in a beach scrimmage to one of Bashti's remote ancestors.
Those earlier remanded were Issahaku Yakubu Kambo-Naa, leader of the criminal group and self acclaimed fetish priest, Nashiru Mahama Nana, a civilian employee driver/mechanic at the Airborne Force (ABF) of the Ghana Army, alleged to have supplied some military accoutrements to the fetish priest, Anas Kampolla, Zuka Abdela, the youth said to be the armourer and responsible for receiving and issuing of arms and ammunitions for attacks.
According to the PPRO, Adduwa was the armourer of the group.
The .44 calibre lead-cast bullets used to kill Myers were forensically linked by National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS) experts to the bullet moulds at the Gloucester home of corrupt armourer Paul Edmunds, 66.
He joined the RAF and his first posting as an armourer was working on Spitfires and later Vulcans.
The days when America was armourer to the world are fading, as is its regional influence.
Former RAF armourer Jones, of Dain Close, was awarded a service medal for his conduct during the Aden Emergency in the early sixties.