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Carry arms

Definitions

  • The giant carries the Prince under one arm
    The giant carries the Prince under one arm
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Carry arms (Mil. Drill) a command of the Manual of Arms directing the soldier to hold his piece in the right hand, the barrel resting against the hollow of the shoulder in a nearly perpendicular position. In this position the soldier is said to stand, and the musket to be held, at carry.
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Quotations

  • Samuel Butler
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    “Arguments are like fire-arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him.”

Usage

In literature:

It was a long time since the colonel had carried a gun under his arm, but his old efficiency was unimpaired.
"Jack O' Judgment" by Edgar Wallace
They do not carry arms like our people, and do not even know what they are.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Some of them carried arms, others only green boughs.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
His intention was easy to divine, and with a despairing look in her eyes, she began to run after him, carrying the infant in her arms.
"Rodman The Boatsteerer And Other Stories" by Louis Becke
I noticed that he was carrying something over his arm.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Carry held it up at arm's length, and looked at it with amusement.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Arms and ammunition, sufficient for treble the crew the brigantine carried, were on board.
"The Ebbing Of The Tide" by Louis Becke
So, she "put them off her mind," and with the other bairns, and Allison carrying Marjorie in her arms, wandered for a while among "the Stanes.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Alec lifted her in his arms and carried her to a bedroom.
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
He carried a violin under his arm and a big piece of wood in his hand.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
They were all armed with improved rifles, and every man carried a tomahawk and hunting knife.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
So he took the hare in his arms, and carried her down to the farm.
"Wood Magic" by Richard Jefferies
He never went out until it was dark, and on his return he could be seen carrying a package under his arm.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
That she'd carry right on her arm.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
Stede Bonnet carried an arm in a sling.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
Upon entering this port, the French saw several Indians, armed with spears, and carrying a sort of shield.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
Mother Eunice gathered her child in her arms and carried her within the wigwam, laying her on a bed of cedar boughs covered with a heavy blanket.
"The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires" by Laura Dent Crane
We've been ahead of a fleet that is carrying arms, ammunition, and other things for our people in the east.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
In late wars, ships of war fully armed, but under cartel, carried commissions for settling peace, as flags of truce.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
With a small steel knife Redbird cut cattails, dropping them into a basket she carried over her arm.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
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In poetry:

Beyond all dreams of delight
Is the quiet peace,
He carries His lamb in His arms,
The blood on her fleece.
"The Truce of God" by Katharine Tynan
“Oh, one-and-twenty long years ago
I walked in your father's farm,
I broke a bough from a ripe peach-tree,
And carried it on my arm.
"The Woman Who Went To Hell [An Irish Legend]" by Dora Sigerson Shorter
A light cloud rose in the Heaven's blue vault,
And the night-breezes bore it along,
And carried it wrapp'd in their viewless arms,
And sang it their evening song.
"St. Mark's Eve - A Fragment" by Mary Anne Browne
But, saith Euran the servant of
gold, Ronnan! by the gate of the north
shall Durstan this night carry thy fair-one
away. Accursed, answers Ronnan, be this arm if death meet him not
there.
"Fragment IX" by James Macpherson
At half-past ten o'clock the Seaforth Highlanders did appear,
And every man in the detachment his medals did wear;
And they carried their side-arms by their side,
With mournful looks, but full of love and pride.
"The Death of Prince Leopold" by William Topaz McGonagall
Sever my arms from me, I still will hold Thee
with all my heart as with a single hand,
arrest my heart, my brain will keep on beating,
and Should Thy fire at last my brain consume,
the flowing of my blood will carry Thee.
"Extinguish Thou My Eyes" by Rainer Maria Rilke

In news:

Under his arm, he carried schematic drawings of the plans that will take shape as the barber shop and restaurant.
A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb.
Working in pairs, four men carried out an armed robbery at Aggies Steak and Subs, located at 212 W Ash St, just after 9 pm Friday.
Lillie Mae Green, 81, a resident of Cleveland went home to be with the Lord carried by angels to the arms of Jesus, Saturday morning, Oct 13, 2012, in a local hospital.
Open carry is very much in keeping with the framers' view of the constitutional right to bear arms.
A man arrested in an apparent armed robbery at a Plaid Pantry store in Northeast Portland Tuesday night was carrying a fake gun 39-year-old Joseph David Cashio faces one count of second-degree robbery.
ARMED gangs staged six heists in six hours on vans carrying cash in South Africa, local police revealed today.
The world's first quadruple limb transplant has reportedly been carried out on a man whose legs and arms were amputated when he was 13.
CAIRO—Egyptian authorities confiscated trucks carrying explosive warheads and a variety of small-arms ammunition smuggled from Libya, security officials said Wednesday.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have confiscated trucks carrying explosive warheads and a variety of small arms ammunition smuggled from Libya, the interior minister said Wednesday.
Egyptian authorities have confiscated trucks carrying explosive warheads and a variety of small arms ammunition smuggled from Libya, the interior minister said Wednesday.
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities have confiscated trucks carrying explosive warheads and a variety of small arms ammunition smuggled from Libya, the interior minister said Wednesday.
Several models of sling strap were shown, designed to carry the camera over your shoulder and under your arm or even on your hip.
Carry a seat to the beach without loading up your arms.
One-Armed Christian Surf Movie Directed by: Sean McNamara ( Bratz ) Starring: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood, Craig T Nelson.
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In science:

In Table 9 we list the number of expected pulsar detections for two such pro jects: the Perseus Arm (PA) survey being carried out at Parkes and PALFA, a pulsar survey with the 7-beam Arecibo L-band Feed Array (ALFA) system (Cordes et al. 2006; Lorimer et al. 2006).
The Parkes multibeam pulsar survey: VI. Discovery and timing of 142 pulsars and a Galactic population analysis
We have carried out some tests of such concentrations by inserting them into model sightlines in order to mimic the superposition of a spiral arm.
High Spatial Resolution Galactic 3D Extinction Mapping with IPHAS
One arm of the interferometers (the arm carrying reference beamR) is entirely on the central baseplate.
Suspension platform interferometer for the AEI 10\,m prototype: concept, design and optical layout
The other arm which is carrying beamM is leaving the central baseplate towards the west table in case of the west interferometer and to the south table in case of the south interferometer.
Suspension platform interferometer for the AEI 10\,m prototype: concept, design and optical layout
Evidently when the two interferometer’s arms are symmetric,|t1 | = |t2 |, V = 1. (ii) There are several transmission channels through each arm, each carrying its own orbital (and possibly AB) phase.
Quantum Interferometry with Electrons: Outstanding Challenges
The NESTOR group plans to deploy a tower of several floors, each carrying 12 PMTs at 16 m long arms.
Astrophysical Neutrino Telescopes
Assuming moreover that al l the excess angular momentum is carried away by the jet, we have also estimated the magnetic lever arm (expressed by the ratio rA/r0 between the Alfv´en and footpoint radii) for the self-similar disk wind model of Ferreira & Pelletier (1993).
Jet rotation: launching region, angular momentum balance and magnetic properties in the bipolar outflow from RW Aur
Apart from the “main” data channel carrying measurement of strain in the arm lengths, there will be a few hundred auxiliary channels at each site associated with system and environmental monitors, such as seismometers and magnetometers.
A Robust Test for Detecting Non-Stationarity in Data from Gravitational Wave Detectors
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