men-at-arms men-at-arms

Definition(s):

  • (n) a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times

Usage(s):

  1. English has been amusingly defined as the result of Norman men-at-arms trying to pick up Saxon barmaids.
  2. I am grateful to the American men-at-arms who were my comrades.
  3. Many times he begged the museum authorities to set aside certain days on which the public could see men-at-arms walking about the museum floor.
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