implements of war

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Noun1.implements of war - weapons considered collectivelyimplements of war - weapons considered collectively  
ammo, ammunition - projectiles to be fired from a gun
armament - weaponry used by military or naval force
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
defence system, defense system - the weaponry available for the defense of a region
gunnery - guns collectively
hardware - major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
instrumentation, instrumentality - an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
naval weaponry - weaponry for warships
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
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The preparation of mantlets, movable shelters, and various implements of war, will take up three whole months; and the piling up of mounds over against the walls will take three months more.
As I drew a still fresher soil about the rows with my hoe, I disturbed the ashes of unchronicled nations who in primeval years lived under these heavens, and their small implements of war and hunting were brought to the light of this modern day.
On the sides of the apartment hung implements of war and of the chase, and there were at each corner folding doors, which gave access to other parts of the extensive building.
You are seeing, feeling, sensing, the hundreds of ships out there in the channel just off the beach, loaded with tanks, guns, ammunition, gasoline, oil, chow, trucks, jeeps, and all the supplies and implements of war? You know that you and your buddies will have to unload every last ton of it ...
Using their squawk, I identified it as Reach, a C-17 cargo jet, undoubtedly ferrying implements of war to and from the front.
relating to the traffic in arms, ammunition, and implements of war and such traffic in other goods and materials as is carried on directly for the purpose of supplying a military establishment (or) taken in time of war or other emergency in international relations." [2]
With customary efficiency, the country had turned to the pursuits of peace -- disbanding its forces and breaking up the implements of war. The strength of the Canadian Army (Active Force), spread across the country, had fallen to 20,369 all ranks.
In each case he is content to describe the various implements of war and show how they changed over time.
When will we hear of "zero tolerance" for those who make war or the implements of war, withhold food from the starving, impose genetically altered seeds on poor farmers, or attempt to "privatize" our land and water for money?
* both "come close to ignoring the implements of war, (i.e.
Now the stones were chipped or shattered, or hidden by mud or implements of war.