Dis*arm" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disarming (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disarming.] [OE. desarmen, F. d'esarmer; pref. d'es- (L. dis-) + armer to arm. See Arm.]

1.

To deprive of arms; to take away the weapons of; to deprive of the means of attack or defense; to render defenseless.

Security disarms the best-appointed army. Fuller.

The proud was half disarmed of pride. Tennyson.

2.

To deprive of the means or the disposition to harm; to render harmless or innocuous; as, to disarm a man's wrath.

 

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