Ar"ma*ment (#), n. [L. armamenta, pl., utensils, esp. the tackle of a ship, fr. armare to arm: cf. LL. armamentum, F. armement.]

1.

A body of forces equipped for war; -- used of a land or naval force.

"The whole united armament of Greece."

Glover.

2. Mil. & Nav.

All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification.

3.

Any equipment for resistance.

 

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