Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: armory
IPA transcription: ['ɑɹmɚi]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: armory, armoury, arsenal
    Meaning: a place where arms are manufactured
  • Synonyms: arsenal, armory, armoury
    Meaning: a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
  • Synonyms: arsenal, armory, armoury
    Meaning: all the weapons and equipment that a country has
  • Synonyms: armory, armoury, inventory
    Meaning: a collection of resources; "he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer"
Usage examples
  • When Blunt spoke every one in the armory heard his words.
  • Now Ollinger put the gun back in the armory, locking the door, putting the key in his pocket.
  • After killing Bell, the "Kid" broke in the door to the armory and secured Ollinger's shot-gun.
  • Now "Billy the Kid" hobbled back to the armory and buckled around his waist two belts of cartridges and two Colt's pistols.
  • In three minutes or less, both of the arsenal buildings, containing nearly fifteen thousand stand of arms, together with the carpenter's shop, which was at the upper end of a long and connected series of workshops of the armory proper, were in a blaze.
  • He wore a broad-skirted fustian coat, perplexed with half a hundred pockets; a pair of stout shoes and leathern gaiters; a basket slung on one side for fish; a patent rod, a landing net, and a score of other inconveniences only to be found in the true angler's armory.