Arm"ing (#), n.
The act of furnishing with, or taking, arms.
The arming was now universal.
A piece of tallow placed in a cavity at the lower end of a sounding lead, to bring up the sand, shells, etc., of the sea bottom.
3. pl. Naut.
Red dress cloths formerly hung fore and aft outside of a ship's upper works on holidays.
Arming press Bookbinding, a press for stamping titles and designs on the covers of books.
© Webster 1913.