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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.ii.73Lend me an arm. – The rest have worn me outLend me an arme: the rest haue worne me out
Antony and CleopatraAC I.v.23The demi-Atlas of this earth, the armThe demy Atlas of this Earth, the Arme
Antony and CleopatraAC II.v.4My arm is sore; best play with Mardian.My arme is sore, best play with Mardian.
Antony and CleopatraAC V.i.45The arm of mine own body, and the heartThe Arme of mine owne Body, and the Heart
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.82His legs bestrid the ocean; his reared armHis legges bestrid the Ocean, his rear'd arme
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.312She applies another asp to her arm
Antony and CleopatraAC V.ii.348The like is on her arm.The like is on her Arme.
As You Like ItAYL II.vii.203Support him by the arm. Give me your hand,Support him by the arme: giue me your hand,
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.147There stripped himself, and here upon his armThere stript himselfe, and heere vpon his arme
As You Like ItAYL IV.iii.163I pray you, will you take him by the arm?I pray you will you take him by the arme.
As You Like ItAYL V.ii.21It is my arm.It is my arme.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.23Though others have the arm, show us the sleeve.Though others haue the arme, shew vs the sleeue:
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.152left arm, that I, amazed, ran from her as a witch.left arme, that I amaz'd ranne from her as a witch.
CoriolanusCor I.i.114The counsellor heart, the arm our soldier,The Counsailor Heart, the Arme our Souldier,
CoriolanusCor I.ix.1.3Martius, with his arm in a scarfMartius, with his Arme in a Scarfe.
CoriolanusCor II.i.141I'th' shoulder and i'th' left arm. There will beIth' Shoulder, and ith' left Arme: there will be
CoriolanusCor II.i.153Death, that dark spirit, in's nervy arm doth lie,Death, that darke Spirit, in's neruie Arme doth lye,
CoriolanusCor III.ii.138Away! The Tribunes do attend you. Arm yourselfAway, the Tribunes do attend you: arm your self
CoriolanusCor IV.v.124Or lose mine arm for't. Thou hast beat me outOr loose mine Arme for't: Thou hast beate mee out
CoriolanusCor IV.v.155What an arm he has! He turned meWhat an Arme he has, he turn'd me
CymbelineCym I.ii.54(putting a bracelet on her arm)
CymbelineCym I.vii.19Arm me, Audacity, from head to foot,Arme me Audacitie from head to foote,
CymbelineCym II.iii.141Hath left mine arm: it was thy master's. 'Shrew me,Hath left mine Arme: it was thy Masters. Shrew me
CymbelineCym II.iii.145Last night 'twas on mine arm; I kissed it:Last night 'twas on mine Arme; I kiss'd it,
CymbelineCym II.iv.101She stripped it from her arm: I see her yet:She stript it from her Arme: I see her yet:
CymbelineCym II.iv.121By Jupiter, I had it from her arm.By Iupiter, I had it from her Arme.
CymbelineCym IV.ii.77An arm as big as thine? A heart as big?An arme as bigge as thine? A heart, as bigge:
CymbelineCym IV.ii.400A grave: come, arm him. Boy, he is preferredA Graue: Come, Arme him: Boy hee's preferr'd
HamletHam II.i.88Then goes he to the length of all his arm,Then goes he to the length of all his arme;
HamletHam II.i.92At last, a little shaking of mine armAt last, a little shaking of mine Arme:
HamletHam II.ii.468Rebellious to his arm, lies where it falls,Rebellious to his Arme, lyes where it falles
HamletHam V.ii.68To quit him with this arm? And is't not to be damnedTo quit him with this arme? And is't not to be damn'd
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.i.132an arm? No. Or take away the grief of a wound? No.an arme? No: Or take away the greefe of a wound? No.
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.41Arm, gentlemen, to arms! For I have thrownArme Gentlemen, to Armes, for I haue thrown
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.73I will embrace him with a soldier's arm,I will imbrace him with a Souldiers arme,
Henry IV Part 11H4 V.ii.75Arm, arm with speed! And fellows, soldiers, friends,Arme, arme with speed. And Fellow's, Soldiers, Friends,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.175And knit our powers to the arm of peace.And knit our Powers to the Arme of Peace.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.211And hangs resolved correction in the armAnd hangs resolu'd Correction in the Arme,
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iii.107to all the rest of this little kingdom, man, to arm; andto all the rest of this little Kingdome (Man) to Arme: and
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.v.46Into one giant arm, it shall not forceinto one gyant Arme, / It shall not force
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.10I know he doth not, and do arm myselfI know he doth not, and do arme my selfe
Henry VH5 I.ii.116And with your puissant arm renew their feats.And with your puissant Arme renew their Feats;
Henry VH5 I.ii.136We must not only arm t' invade the FrenchWe must not onely arme t'inuade the French,
Henry VH5 II.iv.15It is most meet we arm us 'gainst the foe;It is most meet we arme vs 'gainst the Foe:
Henry VH5 II.iv.49And, Princes, look you strongly arm to meet him.And Princes, looke you strongly arme to meet him.
Henry VH5 III.iv.19De arm, madame.De Arme, Madame.
Henry VH5 III.iv.43De nailès, de arm, de ilbow – De Nayles, de Arme, de Ilbow.
Henry VH5 III.vii.86'Tis midnight: I'll go arm myself.'Tis Mid-night, Ile goe arme my selfe.
Henry VH5 III.vii.151arm. Come, shall we about it?arme: come, shall we about it?
Henry VH5 IV.iii.5God's arm strike with us! 'Tis a fearful odds.Gods Arme strike with vs, 'tis a fearefull oddes.
Henry VH5 IV.vi.25He threw his wounded arm, and kissed his lips,He threw his wounded arme, and kist his lippes,
Henry VH5 IV.viii.105But five-and-twenty. O God, Thy arm was here!But fiue and twentie. / O God, thy Arme was heere:
Henry VH5 IV.viii.106And not to us, but to Thy arm alone,And not to vs, but to thy Arme alone,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.i.38Arm! arm! The enemy doth make assault!Arme, arme, the enemy doth make assault.
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.ii.29When arm in arm they both came swiftly running,When Arme in Arme they both came swiftly running,
Henry VI Part 11H6 II.v.43First, lean thine aged back against mine arm,First, leane thine aged Back against mine Arme,
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.iv.5In sign whereof this arm that hath reclaimedIn signe whereof, this Arme, that hath reclaym'd
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.159Whose overweening arm I have plucked back,Whose ouer-weening Arme I haue pluckt back,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.x.49And if mine arm be heaved in the air,And if mine arme be heaued in the Ayre,
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.57That thus he marcheth with thee arm in arm?That thus he marcheth with thee arme in arme?
Henry VI Part 22H6 V.i.192Call Buckingham, and bid him arm himself.Call Buckingham, and bid him arme himselfe.
Henry VI Part 33H6 I.iv.31Ay, to such mercy as his ruthless armI, to such mercy, as his ruthlesse Arme
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.i.57But only slaughtered by the ireful armBut onely slaught'red by the irefull Arme
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.iv.2Suppose this arm is for the Duke of York,Suppose this arme is for the Duke of Yorke,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.156To shrink mine arm up like a withered shrub;To shrinke mine Arme vp like a wither'd Shrub,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.106No, Warwick, no; while life upholds this arm,No Warwicke, no: while Life vpholds this Arme,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.iii.107This arm upholds the house of Lancaster.This Arme vpholds the House of Lancaster.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.113Well, I will arm me, being thus forewarned;Well, I will arme me, being thus fore-warn'd:
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.iii.28.2and set upon the guard, who fly, crying, ‘ Arm! Arm!’,and set vpon the Guard, who flye, crying, Arme, Arme,
Julius CaesarJC II.i.182For he can do no more than Caesar's armFor he can do no more then Casars Arme,
Julius CaesarJC II.ii.66Have I in conquest stretched mine arm so far,Haue I in Conquest stretcht mine Arme so farre,
King Edward IIIE3 I.ii.67Arm, my good lord! O, we are all surprised!Arme my good Lord, O we are all surprisde.
King Edward IIIE3 III.iii.199Hold, take this target, wear it on thy arm,Hold take this target, weare it on thy arme,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iii.57Come, Charles, and arm thee. Edward is entrapped,Come Charles and arme thee, Edward is intrapt,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.iv.108And arm thy soul for her long journey towards.And arme thy soule for hir long iourney towards.
King Edward IIIE3 IV.vi.35An arm hath beat an army; one poor DavidAn arme hath beate an armie, one poore Dauid
King JohnKJ III.i.107Arm, arm, you heavens, against these perjured Kings!Arme, arme, you heauens, against these periur'd Kings,
King JohnKJ III.i.291Than arm thy constant and thy nobler partsThen arme thy constant and thy nobler parts
King JohnKJ IV.ii.249Arm you against your other enemies;Arme you against your other enemies:
King JohnKJ V.iv.58My arm shall give thee help to bear thee hence;My arme shall giue thee helpe to beare thee hence,
King JohnKJ V.vi.26The better arm you to the sudden timeThe better arme you to the sodaine time,
King LearKL II.i.35He wounds himself in the arm
King LearKL II.i.51My unprovided body, latched mine arm:My vnprouided body, latch'd mine arme;
King LearKL III.vii.97Untimely comes this hurt. Give me your arm.Vntimely comes this hurt. Giue me your arme.
King LearKL IV.i.77.2Give me thy arm;Giue me thy arme;
King LearKL IV.vi.64.2Give me your arm.Giue me your arme.
King LearKL IV.vi.168Arm it in rags, a pygmy's straw does pierce it.Arme it in ragges, a Pigmies straw do's pierce it.
King LearKL IV.vi.234Like hold on thee. Let go his arm!Like hold on thee. Let go his arme.
King LearKL V.iii.126Thy arm may do thee justice. Here is mine.Thy arme may do thee Iustice, heere is mine:
King LearKL V.iii.137This sword, this arm, and my best spirits are bentThis Sword, this arme, and my best spirits are bent
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.185Signeour Arm-, Arm-, commends you. There'sSigneor Arme, Arme commends you: Ther's
Love's Labour's LostLLL V.ii.82Arm, wenches, arm! Encounters mounted areArme Wenches arme, incounters mounted are,
MacbethMac I.ii.58Point against point-rebellious, arm 'gainst arm,Point against Point, rebellious Arme 'gainst Arme,
MacbethMac V.v.46Comes toward Dunsinane. Arm, arm, and out!Comes toward Dunsinane. Arme, Arme, and out,
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND I.i.117For you, fair Hermia, look you arm yourselfFor you faire Hermia, looke you arme your selfe,
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.175your arm, like a lieutenant's scarf? You must wear ityour arme, like a Lieutenants scarfe? You must weare it
OthelloOth II.iii.202Or do but lift this arm, the best of youOr do but lift this Arme, the best of you
OthelloOth III.iv.132And like the devil from his very armAnd like the Diuell from his very Arme
OthelloOth V.ii.260That with this little arm and this good sword,That with this little Arme, and this good Sword,
PericlesPer II.i.157This jewel holds his building on my arm.This Iewell holdes his buylding on my arme:
PericlesPer IV.i.29Come, Leonine. Take her by the arm, walk with her.Come Leonine take her by the arme, walke with her.
PericlesPer V.i.262.1Sir, lend me your arm.Sir, lend me your arme.
Richard IIR2 I.i.76Will I make good against thee, arm to arm,Will I make good against thee arme to arme,
Richard IIR2 I.i.108This arm shall do it, or this life be spent.This arme shall do it, or this life be spent.
Richard IIR2 I.ii.41An angry arm against His minister.An angry arme against his Minister.
Richard IIR2 I.iii.22And by the grace of God and this mine armAnd by the grace of God, and this mine arme,
Richard IIR2 II.iii.102O then how quickly should this arm of mine,Oh then, how quickly should this Arme of mine,
Richard IIR2 III.ii.65Than this weak arm. Discomfort guides my tongueThen this weake arme; discomfort guides my tongue,
Richard IIR2 III.ii.86Arm, arm, my name! A puny subject strikesArme, arme my Name: a punie subiect strikes
Richard IIR2 IV.i.11I heard you say ‘ Is not my arm of length,I heard you say, Is not my arme of length,
Richard IIR2 V.iii.47That we may arm us to encounter it.That we may arme vs to encounter it.
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.67Which his hell-governed arm hath butchered!Which his Hell-gouern'd arme hath butchered.
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.220Take not the quarrel from His powerful arm.Take not the quarrell from his powrefull arme:
Richard IIIR3 I.iv.239Blessed his three sons with his victorious armBlest his three Sonnes with his victorious Arme,
Richard IIIR3 III.iv.68See how I am bewitched: behold, mine armLooke how I am bewitch'd: behold, mine Arme
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.331And when this arm of mine hath chastisedAnd when this Arme of mine hath chastised
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.79And help to arm me. Leave me, I say.And helpe to arme me. Leaue me I say.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.151Arm, fight, and conquer, for fair England's sake!Arme, fight, and conquer, for faire Englands sake.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.237Why, then 'tis time to arm and give direction.Why then 'tis time to Arme, and giue direction.
Richard IIIR3 V.iii.289Arm, arm, my lord; the foe vaunts in the field.Arme, arme, my Lord: the foe vaunts in the field.
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.41Nor arm nor face nor any other partNor arme, nor face,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.89Tybalt under Romeo's arm thrusts Mercutio
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.103us? I was hurt under your arm.vs? I was hurt vnder your arme.
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.166His agile arm beats down their fatal points,His aged arme, beats downe their fatall points,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.167And 'twixt them rushes; underneath whose armAnd twixt them rushes, vnderneath whose arme,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.v.33Since arm from arm that voice doth us affray,Since arme from arme that voyce doth vs affray,
Timon of AthensTim III.v.78Though his right arm might purchase his own timeThough his right arme might purchase his owne time,
Timon of AthensTim IV.ii.7One friend to take his fortune by the arm,One Friend to take his Fortune by the arme,
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.251Thou art a slave whom Fortune's tender armThou art a Slaue, whom Fortunes tender arme
Titus AndronicusTit II.i.12Then, Aaron, arm thy heart and fit thy thoughtsThen Aaron arme thy hart, and fit thy thoughts,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.85And arm the minds of infants to exclaims.And arme the mindes of infants to exclaimes.
Titus AndronicusTit IV.iv.62Arm, my lords! Rome never had more cause:Arme my Lords, Rome neuer had more cause,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.220With surety stronger than Achilles' armWith surety stronger then Achilles arme,
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iii.96I come to lose my arm or win my sleeve.I come to loose my arme, or winne my sleeue.
Troilus and CressidaTC V.iv.15Achilles, and will not arm today; whereupon the GreciansAchilles, and will not arme to day. Whereupon, the Grecians
Troilus and CressidaTC V.v.18And bid the snail-paced Ajax arm for shame. – And bid the snaile-pac'd Aiax arme for shame;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.79The scythe-tusked boar, that with thy arm as strongThe Sith-tuskd-Bore; that with thy Arme as strong
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.iii.92Have said enough to shake me from the armHave saide enough to shake me from the Arme
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.35And quickly, yours or mine. Wilt please you arm, sir?And quickly, yours, or mine: wilt please you arme Sir,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.vi.53.1I'll arm you first.Ile arme you first.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK IV.ii.102And guides his arm to brave things; fear he cannot,And guides his arme to brave things: Feare he cannot,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.i.22Against another, arm oppressed by arm,Against another: Arme opprest by Arme:
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.135Right joyful, with some sorrow. (To Arcite) Arm your prize;Right joyfull, with some sorrow. Arme your prize,
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.136Arcite takes Emilia's arm in his. FlourishFlorish
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.193Now, while I speak this, holds his wife by th' arm,Now, while I speake this) holds his Wife by th' Arme,
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.5Is quite beyond mine arm, out of the blankIs quite beyond mine Arme, out of the blanke


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The Rape of LucreceLuc.170 Throwing his mantle rudely o'er his arm; Throwing his mantle rudely ore his arme,
Venus and AdonisVen.31 Over one arm the lusty courser's rein, Ouer one arme the lustie coursers raine,


 317 result(s).
abusingharmful, damaging, injurious
accordharmony, agreement
additionattribute, mark of honour, distinction [as if added to a coat--of-arms]
adverseunfavourable, harmful, hostile
affectaffection, warm feeling, regard
affrightedalarmed, frightened, terrified
agreebecome harmonious, be reconciled
alarm, alarumcall to arms, call to battle, signal to begin fighting
alarm, alarumalarm, agitation, excited feeling
alarm, alarumdisturbance, turbulence, trouble, loud noise
alarm, alarumarouse, urge on, incite
alarm, alarumarousal, incitement, encouragement
alarm, alarumtumult, uproar, hubbub
alarm, alarumattack, assault
ale-wifeale-house keeper, barmaid
allurementtemptation, enticement, charm
amazealarm, dismay, scare
amazementalarm, apprehension, fear
annoyharm, molest, hurt, injure
annoyinjury, harm, hurt
annoyanceinjury, harmfulness, danger
answerretaliation, armed response
appointarm, equip, furnish
armprepare, get ready
armgive your arm to
armstrong arm [in attack]; or: might, power
armtake into one's arms, lift up
armprepare for action, put armour on
armadoarmada, fleet, navy
armedwith arms
armedarmoured, mail-clad, furnished with defences
armedprovided, ready, prepared [for]
arm-gaunt[unclear meaning] in fine condition; with gaunt limbs; with armoured trappings
armigeroesquire [entitled to bear heraldic arms]
armingestablishment, confirmation, substantiation
armipotentmighty in arms, powerful in arms
armoursuit of armour
armsweapons, armaments
armsarmour, mail, protective covering
arms' end, atat the point of a sword
atonementreconciliation, appeasement, harmony
attirementoutfit, clothing, garment
barbedarmoured with barbs, protectively covered
barmfroth on the top of fermenting ale
battlearmy, fighting force, battalion
bearing-clothchristening garment, baptismal shawl
beguilecharm away, while away, pass pleasantly
beguilecharm, captivate, bewitch
beguilecoax, draw from, charm from
ben venutowarm welcome
bewitchmentmagical appeal, ability to charm
blazonarmorial bearing, banner showing a coat-of-arms
blazonproclaim, display [as in a coat-of-arms]
bogglestart with fright, shy away, become alarmed
bosomwarm-heartedness, tender affection
bounteousopen-hearted, full of warm feeling
bracearmoured covering for the arms; or: coat of armour
brawnmuscular arm, sturdy limb
Briareus[bri'arius] son of Uranus and Gaea; legendary monster with 100 arms and 50 heads who fought and defeated the Titans for Zeus
broilbask, glow, warm [from]
brothercompanion-in-arms, devoted friend
bully[especially as a warm form of address] fine fellow, good friend
burnwarm up, spice up
camlet, chambletgarment made of fine cloth
campingliving in an army camp, tent-dwelling
carmancarter, carrier, wagoner
carvebe a generous hostess; or: speak in a charmingly affected way
casesuit, overall, outer garment
caudleprovide a warm medicinal drink for
caudletype of medicinal warm gruel, potion
centuryarmy company of 100 soldiers
Cerberus['sairberus] three-headed dog guarding the entrance to the Underworld, originally 50-headed; charmed to sleep by Orpheus during his quest to rescue Euridice
chafewarm, inflame, rouse
chambletgarment made of fine cloth
charitablekindly, loving, warm-hearted
charmentreat, implore, conjure
charmwork magic [on], bewitch, enchant
charmmagic spell, enchantment
charmproduce, bring, cause [as by magic]
charmpersuade, convince, win over
charmovercome, subdue, take over [as if by a charm]
charmenchantress, witch
charmincantation, chant
charmbind, order, tell
charmedbewitched, enchanted, placed under a spell
charmedbewitching, spellbinding, enchanting
charmerenchanter/enchantress, worker of charms
charmingacting as charms, exercising magic power
charmingacting as charms, protecting from evil
charminglyenchantingly, delightfully, fascinatingly
chivalryknights, men-at-arms
chivalryknightly rank [as displayed on a coat-of-arms: a twisted band encircling a helmet]
chuckchicken, chick [usually as a term of endearment]
churl[term of endearment] wretch, miser, villain
clappat, slap on the back [as an endearment]
closet-wararmchair strategy
clusteringswarming, thronging, crowded
coherencecorrespondence, agreement, harmony
combineunite in harmony, be at one
concordharmony, tunefulness
concordantharmonious, tuneful, melodious
concordantagreeing as one, harmonious, of one heart and mind
conjureput a spell on, charm, bewitch
consonancyaccord, harmony [of companionship]
contagiouspestilential, harmful, noxious
corslethold tightl embrace [like a corslet = defensive armour]
corsletpiece of armour protecting the torso
coverturecovering, garment
crestheraldic device placed above the shield and helmet in a coat-of-arms
crest-woundingharming family honour
crowkeeper, crow-keeperscarecrow, farmer's boy, person who keeps crows away
cubitmeasure of length or distance [from the length of the forearm: about 20 inches / c.51 cm]
cuish, cuissearmoured thigh-piece
cush, cuish, cuissearmoured thigh-piece
Cyclops[pron: 'siyklops] one-eyed giants who aided Vulcan in forging armour for the gods
dangerdamage, harm, mischief
dearnessaffection, fondness, warmth
Deborahin the Bible, Hebrew prophetess, judge, and army commander
decoctwarm up, heat up, inflame
defencearms, armour, means of defence
descantsing along in harmony
desirecharm, desirability
deviceheraldic design, emblematic figure, armorial
diapasonharmony an octave below
difference[heraldry] variation, distinguishing mark [on a coat-of-arms]
discaseshed a disguise, take off outer garments
discreditharm the reputation of, bring into discredit
dismantleremove an outer garment, take off a cloak
dodo harm, cause trouble
drawerone who draws drink from a cask, tapster, barman
emblazeproclaim publicly, set forth [as on a coat-of-arms]
enchantcharm, bewitch, win over
endamagedamage, injure, harm
endamagementdamage, injury, harm
enfoldingsgarments, clothes
fairlycordially, warmly, becomingly
farmlease out, rent out, let
farmfarmed out, to let, rented out
favourcharm, attractiveness, gracefulness
fearfulcausing fear, awe-inspiring, terrifying, alarming
fee-farm[legal] state of tenure granted in perpetuity
fitharmonize, go well together
flankersoldier deployed on the flanks of an army
fondling[term of endearment] foolish one, dear pet
fool[term of endearment or pity] dear, darling, innocent creature
fumeharmful vapour [rising from the stomach to the brain]
gaberdinecloak, cape, loose upper garment
gallinjure, harm, wound
gastfrighten, alarm, scare
gauntletarmoured glove protecting the hand and wrist
gentleman in armsgentleman bearing a coat-of-arms
givedisplay, show, bear arms of
gorgetpiece of armour for protecting the throat
gownloose upper garment worn by men
gracegracefulness, charm, elegance
graciousdelightful, lovely, charming
grand guardpiece of tournament armour protecting the chest and left shoulder
grangecountry house, farmhouse
graspembrace, clasp in the arms
grave(plural) greave, leg armour
halberdperson armed with a halberd
hallowed vergemagic circle, charmed ring
harmmisfortune, affliction, trouble
harminjury, hurt, pain
harmfulperilous, dangerous, full of harm
harmlessinnocent, causing no harm
harnessarmed men, men-at-arms, armament
harnessdress in armour, arm, equip
harnessedarmoured, armed
hatchment[heraldry] tablet displaying a person's coat-of-arms
headfighting force, army, body of troops
heart[term of endearment] sweetheart, beloved, love
heart[term of endearment] dear friend
Hectorson of Priam, married to Andromache; the bravest Trojan, who led out their army to battle
Hellespont['helespont] Dardanelles; narrow strait in NW Turkey, connecting the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara
heraldryheraldic devices, armorial bearings
high-battledin charge of great armies
honey-stalkclover flower [harmful to sheep when eaten too much]
hostarmy, armed multitude
hurtlesswithout hurting, harmlessly
husbandryfarming, land management
illwrong, injury, harm, evil
ill-divininggiving premonitions of harm, ominously prophesying
impair[unclear meaning] unworthy, dishonourable; harmful, injurious
inconvenienceharm, troublesome disadvantage
injuriouscausing injury, harmful, offending, unjust
instrumentweapon, armament
investments(plural) garments, clothes, clothing
ironin armour, mail-clad
jardiscord, disharmony, disagreement
jerkinmale upper garment, close-fitting jacket [often made of leather]
kernlightly armed Irish foot-soldier
knotintertwining of arms
lancelancer, horse soldier armed with a lance [a metal-ended shaft]
leerlook sideways, cast a side glance, smile disarmingly
legionarmy, power, force
lethargyunnatural drowsiness, harmful torpor
likelike-minded, harmonious
loseharm, damage
mailarmour, chain mail, piece of armour
mailedmail-clad, armoured
man at armsfully equipped soldier, heavily armed warrior
man-of-armssoldier, fighting man
marruin, harm, injure, damage
marmosettype of small monkey
marriedjoined in harmony, well-proportioned
marringharm, detriment, loss
medalminiature portrait, pendant, charm
miscarrycome to harm, perish, meet death
miscarrycome to harm, be lost, be destroyed
mischiefwicked action, evil deed, harmful scheme
mischiefharm, injury, damage
mischiefhurt, injure, do harm to
mischievousharmful, damaging, injurious
misdreaddread of evil, fear of harm
nakeddefenceless, undefended, unarmed
naughtdamaging, harmful, hurtful
noisomenoxious, harmful, evil
noyanceharm, damage, injury
offencedamage, injury, harm
offence[Q variant] damage, injury, harm
offencelessincapable of causing offence, harmless
offendharm, hurt, pain
ornament(plural) robes, garments, attire
Orpheuslegendary Greek poet, able to charm beasts and even stones with his music
outin arms, in rebellion
painfulinflicting pain, harmful, afflicting
parmacityspermaceti [medicinal substance from the sperm-whale]
passagecombat, contest, fight [= passage of arms]
periaptamulet, charm, talisman
piececannon, piece of artillery, fire-arm
pinionedwith arms bound, with wings clipped
platearmour, plate-armour
platedwearing plate armour, armour-protected
plightmake a solemn promise [to do no harm]
pointin readiness, prepared, armed
powerarmed force, troops, host, army
prejudiceinjure, harm, damage
prettilycleverly, ingeniously; or: charmingly
Procrus[pron: 'prohkrus] mispronunciation of Procris, legendary Greek lover whose love for her husband Cephalus was tragically harmed through his jealousy
Propontic SeaSea of Marmora, Turkey
pursuivant-at-armsjunior officer attending a herald
quarterarmy division, unit of soldiers
quarteradd a coat-of-arms to a [quarter of] a shield
raiserouse, stir up, call to arms
rank(plural) troops, forces, army
rivetbolt for fastening a piece of armour
robelong loose outer garment extending from neck to ankles
sablerich fur [from the animal, sable], expensive garment
safeharmless, not dangerous
Sagittary[pron: 'sajitari] centaur-like being that fought in the Trojan army against the Greeks
scalyplated, armoured
scarre[unclear reading] scare, alarm
scath, scatheharm, hurt, damage
scath, scathehurt, harm, injure
scathefulharmful, damaging, injurious
sealseal bearing a coat-of-arms
sergeantofficer [in an army]
shearmanone who shears excess material from woollen cloth
shotarmed soldier, gunner, marksman
shoulder-piecearmour covering the shoulder
shrewdharmful, dangerous, injurious
simplicityinnocence, harmlessness, guilelessness
skippingrunaway, fugitive; or: lightly armed
smiteinjure, harm, do damage to
smockwoman's undergarment, shift, slip, chemise
squadronarmy detachment, body of soldiers
startstartle, alarm, disturb
steeledsteel-clad, armed with steel
strikehave an evil influence, do harm
sureharmless, innocuous, unable to cause damage
surprisealarm, terror [caused by a fearful event]
sutlerprovision-seller to the army
sweetlydelightfully, charmingly, pleasingly
sweetnessdelight, pleasure, charm
sworncompanion-in-arms, devoted friend
sympathyaccord, agreement, harmony
taintimpair, harm, injure
tokenemblem, badge, coat-of-arms
trumperyfancy garments, showy rubbish, worthless finery
tunein unison, in harmony
tunedharmonious, melodious, musical
unarmdisarm, remove armour
uncasetake off outer garments, undress
undeckunclothe, remove the rich garments from
ungalleduninjured, unharmed, unhurt
ungoreduninjured, unharmed
unhurtfulharmless, innocuous, incapable of causing injury
unityreconciliation, concord, harmony
unthriftyharmful, pernicious, unfortunate
unwholesomeharmful, damaging, noxious
upup in arms, in rebellion, in revolt
up-swarmraise up in swarms
vambracearmour to protect the fore-arm
vantbracearmour to protect the fore-arm
vengeanceharm, mischief, damage
venomousharmful, injurious, hurtful
vesturegarment, clothing, garb, costume
warmwell-to-do, affluent, comfortably off
warmwarmed, well-aired
wearingclothing, dress, garments
weed(plural) garments, dress, clothes
weedgarment, piece of clothing
whifflerarmed processional attendant
windput in tune, put in order, harmonize
witchbewitch, charm, enchant
Withold, Saintpron: ['witohld] in Christian tradition, defender against harms
worseevil, harmful, wicked
wrongdishonour, discredit, harm
yeomanman who owns property but is not a gentleman; land-holding farmer


 353 result(s).
ability to charmbewitchment
add a coat-of-arms to a shieldquarter
alarmalarm, alarum
alarmed, becomeboggle
arm [covering]brace
arm [covering]vambrace
arm [covering]vantbrace
arm [equip]appoint
arm [equip]harness
arm to, give yourarm
arm, muscularbrawn
arm, strong [in attack]arm
armchair strategycloset-war
armed forcepower
armed lightlyskipping
armed menharness
armed multitudehost
armed processional attendantwhiffler
armed responseanswer
armed soldiershot
armed with steelsteeled
armorial bearingblazon
armorial bearingheraldry
armour protecting the armsbrace
armour protecting the chest and left shouldergrand guard
armour protecting the fore-armvambrace
armour protecting the fore-armvantbrace
armour protecting the shouldershoulder-piece
armour protecting the thighcush, cuish, cuisse
armour protecting the throatgorget
armour protecting the torsocorslet
armour, bolt forrivet
armour, coat ofbrace
armour, dress inharness
armour, iniron
armour, leggrave
armour, piece ofmail
armour, put onarm
armour, removeunarm
armour, suit of armour
armoured glovegauntlet
armoured trappings, witharm-gaunt
armoured with barbsbarbed
arms bound, withpinioned
arms, beargive
arms, call toalarm, alarum
arms, call toraise
arms, clasp in thegrasp
arms, inout
arms, intertwining ofknot
arms, might/powerful inarmipotent
arms, take into one'sarm
arms, up inup
arms, witharmed
armygentleman of a company
army company of 100 soldierscentury
army detachmentsquadron
army divisionquarter
army, in charge of a greathigh-battled
army, provision-seller to thesutler
attendant, armed processionalwhiffler
banner showing a coat-of-armsblazon
barbs, armoured withbarbed
bearing, armorialblazon
bearing, armorialheraldry
bolt for fastening a piece of armourrivet
bound, with armspinioned
call to armsalarm, alarum
call to armsraise
camp, living in an armycamping
charm awaybeguile
charm frombeguile
charm with musicOrpheus
charm, ability tobewitchment
charmed ringhallowed verge
charms, acting ascharming
charms, acting ascharming
charms, worker ofcharmer
chest, armour protecting thegrand guard
chick [term of endearment]chuck
christening garmentbearing-cloth
clasp in the armsgrasp
cloth, garment made of finecamlet, chamblet
cloth, garment made of finechamblet
coat-of-arms, display on aemblaze
coat-of-arms, display on ablazon
coat-of-arms, gentleman bearing agentleman in arms
coat-of-arms, seal bearing aseal
coat-of-arms, tablet displaying ahatchment
defender against harmsWithold, Saint
disarmingly smileleer
display [as in a coat-of-arms]blazon
distinction [as if added to a coat-of-arms]addition
distinguishing mark [on a coat-of-arms]difference
dress in armourharness
drink, provide a warm medicinalcaudle
endearment, term ofchuck
endearment, term ofchurl
endearment, term ofheart
endearment, term offondling
endearment, term offool
family honour, harmingcrest-wounding
fancy garmentstrumpery
farmed outfarm
farmer's boycrowkeeper, crow-keeper
farmer, land-holdingyeoman
fear of harmmisdread
feeling, full of warmbounteous
feeling, warmaffect
foolish one [term of endearment]fondling
force, armedpower
full of warm feelingbounteous
garment made of fine clothcamlet, chamblet
garment made of fine clothchamblet
garment, christeningbearing-cloth
garment, expensivesable
garment, long loose outerrobe
garment, loose uppergaberdine
garment, loose uppergown
garment, male upperjerkin
garment, outercase
garment, remove an outerdismantle
garments, fancytrumpery
garments, remove richundeck
garments, take off outer uncase
garments, take off outer discase
gentleman bearing a coat-of-armsgentleman in arms
glove, armouredgauntlet
great army, in charge of ahigh-battled
gruel, medicinal warmcaudle
halberd, person armed with ahalberd
harmscath, scathe
harmscath, scathe
harm, causing noharmless
harm, come tomiscarry
harm, come tomiscarry
harm, domischief
harm, dostrike
harm, dodo
harm, fear ofmisdread
harm, full ofharmful
harm, giving premonitions ofill-divining
harmful schememischief
harmful torporlethargy
harmful vapourfume
harming family honourcrest-wounding
harmonious, becomeagree
harmony [of companionship]consonancy
harmony an octave belowdiapason
harmony, intune
harmony, joined inmarried
harmony, sing along in descant
harmony, unite incombine
harms, defender againstWithold, Saint
honour, harming familycrest-wounding
horse soldier armed with a lancelance
intertwining of armsknot
joined in harmonymarried
leg armourgrave
mark, distinguishing [on a coat-of-arms]difference
medicinal drink, provide a warmcaudle
medicinal warm gruelcaudle
mighty in armsarmipotent
muscular armbrawn
outer garmentcase
pat [as endearment]clap
powerful in armsarmipotent
premonitions of harm, givingill-divining
provision-seller to the armysutler
raise up in swarmsup-swarm
remove an outer garmentdismantle
remove rich garmentsundeck
reputation, harm thediscredit
response, armedanswer
ring, charmedhallowed verge
scheme, harmfulmischief
seal bearing a coat-of-armsseal
shield, add a coat-of-arms to aquarter
shoulder, armour protecting theshoulder-piece
sing along in harmonydescant
slap on the back [as endearment]clap
smile disarminglyleer
soldier, armedshot
speak in a charmingly affected waycarve
strategy, armchaircloset-war
strong arm [in attack]arm
suit of armourarmour
swarms, raise up inup-swarm
sweetheart [term of endearment]heart
tablet displaying a coat-of-armshatchment
thigh, armour protecting thecush, cuish, cuisse
throat, armour protecting thegorget
torpor, harmfullethargy
torso, armour for protecting thecorslet
trappings, with armouredarm-gaunt
undergarment, woman'ssmock
unite [in harmony]combine
vapour, harmfulfume
warm feelingaffect
warm feeling, full ofbounteous
warm frombroil
warm upburn
warm updecoct
warm welcomeben venuto
warrior, heavily armedman at arms
wearing plate armourplated
welcome, warmben venuto
woman's undergarmentsmock

Themes and Topics

 5 result(s).
Body-armour ...l number of terms relating to a suit of arm our are found in shakespeare, especially...
... iii.vi.53, ff, when arcite and palamon arm each other headgear term example...
...ple gloss brace per ii.i.128 piece of arm our protecting the ...
...our protecting the arm s; or: coat of ...
...s; or: coat of arm our buckle tnk iii.vi.61 as in modern ...
...english, but here for linking pieces of arm our corslet cor v.iv.20 piece of ...
...our corslet cor v.iv.20 piece of arm our protecting the torso cuishes, cush...
..., cushes, cuisses 1h4 iv.i.105 piece of arm our protecting the front of the thigh ...
...nt of the thigh gauntlet ham v.ii.218 arm oured glove protecting the hand and wris...
...nd wrist gorget tc i.iii.174 piece of arm our protecting the throat grand guard ...
...guard tnk iii.vi.58 piece of tournament arm our giving additional protection to the ...
... shoulder-piece tnk iv.ii.127 piece of arm our protecting the shoulder vantbrace,...
...ntbrace, vambrace tc i.iii.297 piece of arm our protecting the fore-...
...our protecting the fore-arm weapons...
Functional shift...em location example comment arm * cym iv.ii.400 come, ...
...* cym iv.ii.400 come, arm him * in sense of ‘take in one’s ...
... him * in sense of ‘take in one’s arm s’ brain* cym v.iv.147 such st...
...   corslet* tnk i.i.177 her arm s ... shall / by warranting moonlight co...
... he ... oared / himself with his food arm s   office* cor v.ii.60 a ja...
Weapons...across the chest and under the opposite arm , used for carrying a weapon, bugle, etc...
Classical mythology...ial for his size and strength; when the arm our of the dead achilles was not given t...
...us and gaea; legendary monster with 100 arm s and 50 heads who fought and defeated t...
...ly 50-headed, later with three heads; charm ed to sleep by orpheus during his quest ...
...s’ hammers fall / on mars’s arm our ... with less remorse than pyrrhus&r...
...eyed giants who aided vulcan in forging arm our for the gods daedalus 1h6 iv...
...ect bravest trojan, who led out their arm y to battle; the son of priam, married t...
...inews legendary greek poet, able to charm beasts and even stones with his music ...
....200 take this target, wear it on thy arm , / and may the view thereof, like perse...
...or her husband cephalus was tragically harm ed through his jealousy shafalus belo...
...ii.i.17 faster bound to aaron's charm ing eyes / than is prometheus tied to ca...
...50 the rugged pyrrhus, he whose sable arm s ... did the night resemble son of ac...
...r-like being which fought in the trojan arm y against the greeks shafalus mn...
French... le bras. > tell me the english for the arm .h5 iii.iv.20  et le coude. > and the el...
...impossibkel to escape the power of your arm ?h5 iv.iv.22  o pardonne-moy! > oh, pard...
... bras (n. m.) h5 iii.iv.18 bras arm s bien (adv.) h5 iii.iv.2   ...
... chaud (adj.) mw i.iv.49   hot, warm cher (adj.) h5 v.ii.215   d...

Words Families

 24 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ARM [body]BASICarm n
ARM [body]STATEshort-armed adj
ARM [weapon]BASICarm v, armed adj, arming n, armipotent adj
ARM [weapon]INTENSITYwell-armed adj
ARM [weapon]PEOPLEcoat of arms n, man-at-arms n, officer-at-arms n, pursuivant-at-arms n, sergeant-at-arms n
ARM [weapon]NOTdisarm v, unarm v, unarmed adj
ARMOURBASICarmour n, armoury n
POTENTSTATEarmipotent adj
UNARMBASICsee ARM [weapon]