armoury


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armoury

(ˈɑːmərɪ) or

armory

n, pl -mouries or -mories
1. (Military) a secure place for the storage of weapons
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) armour generally
3. (Military)
a. US a National Guard base
b. US a building in which training in the use of arms and drill takes place; drill hall
c. (plural) Canadian such a building used for training and as headquarters by a reserve unit of the armed forces
4. resources, as of arguments or objections, on which to draw: they thought they had proved him wrong, but he still had a few weapons in his armoury.
5. (Military) US a place where arms are made

Armoury

 armour collectively; an armed force.
Example: the king had ordained his armour, knights ... all ready for to go, c. 1400.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armoury - a collection of resourcesarmoury - a collection of resources; "he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer"
resourcefulness, imagination, resource - the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"
2.armoury - all the weapons and equipment that a country hasarmoury - all the weapons and equipment that a country has
armament - weaponry used by military or naval force
3.armoury - a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of armsarmoury - a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
military installation - any facility servicing military forces
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
4.armoury - a place where arms are manufacturedarmoury - a place where arms are manufactured
foundry, metalworks - factory where metal castings are produced

armoury

U.S. armory
noun arsenal, magazine, ammunition dump, arms depot, ordnance depot 'Her bedroom was an armoury,' the court heard.
Translations
مُسْتَودَع أسْلِحَه، مَصْنَع أسْلِحَه
arzenálzbrojnice
våbendepot
fegyver tár
vopnabúr
silâh deposu

armoury

armory (US) [ˈɑːmərɪ] N
1. (lit, fig) (= arsenal) → arsenal m
2. (US) (= arms factory) → fábrica f de armas

armoury

[ˈɑːrməri] (British) armory (US) n
(= weapons) → armement m
(= arsenal) (for storing weapons)arsenal m, dépôt m d'armes
(US) (= building for meetings and training) → caserne f
(US) (= factory) → usine f d'armement
(British) (fig)arsenal m
armoury of sth → arsenal de qch
(in museum, castle)armure f

armoury

, (US) armory
n
Arsenal nt, → Waffenlager nt
(US: = factory) → Munitionsfabrik f

armoury

armory (Am) [ˈɑːmərɪ] narsenale m, armeria

armour

(American) armor (ˈaːmə) noun
1. formerly, a metal suit worn by knights etc as a protection while fighting. a suit of armour.
2. a metal covering to protect ships, tanks etc against damage from weapons.
ˈarmoured adjective
1. (of vehicles etc) protected by armour. an armoured car.
2. made up of armoured vehicles. an armoured division of an army.
ˈarmouryplural ˈarmouries noun
the place where weapons are made or kept.
army (ˈaːmi) plural ˈarmies noun
1. a large number of men armed and organized for war. The two armies met at dawn.
2. a large number (of people etc). an army of tourists.
References in classic literature ?
The Diamond fell into the possession of Tippoo, Sultan of Seringapatam, who caused it to be placed as an ornament in the handle of a dagger, and who commanded it to be kept among the choicest treasures of his armoury.
Then who can deny that the story of Pierres and the fair Magalona is true, when even to this day may be seen in the king's armoury the pin with which the valiant Pierres guided the wooden horse he rode through the air, and it is a trifle bigger than the pole of a cart?
In that other matter of the pin of Count Pierres that you speak of, and say is near Babieca's saddle in the Armoury, I confess my sin; for I am either so stupid or so short-sighted, that, though I have seen the saddle, I have never been able to see the pin, in spite of it being as big as your worship says it is.
Sparsit fighting out a daily fight at the points of all the weapons in the female armoury, with the grudging, smarting, peevish, tormenting Lady Scadgers, still laid up in bed with her mysterious leg, and gobbling her insufficient income down by about the middle of every quarter, in a mean little airless lodging, a mere closet for one, a mere crib for two; but did he see more?
The place is national property now, and used as a kind of armoury, my love.
This then, said I to Toby, must be the armoury of the tribe.
The Royal Armouries houses the Littlecote Collection, the most important surviving armoury of the English Civil War.
Omega Research Foundation said there is nothing to prevent any vessel being turned into an armoury.
Marie, the Pine Street Armoury is using its $6 million to install a new ventilation system, to make repairs to the roof and lighting equipment, to paint the facility and for pavement work over the next two years.
A SCHOOLBOY who was shot in the head with an air gun will play a part in gun education after images of his injuries were added to the Durham Police armoury.
Jakarta, Jumada I 4, 1435, Mar 5, 2014, SPA -- An explosion rocked an Indonesian naval armoury on Wednesday, injuring 25 people, dpa quoted the military as saying.