Ar"ma*ment (#), n. [L. armamenta, pl., utensils, esp. the tackle of a ship, fr. armare to arm: cf. LL. armamentum, F. armement.]
A body of forces equipped for war; -- used of a land or naval force.
"The whole united armament
2. Mil. & Nav.
All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification.
Any equipment for resistance.
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