Definition of Armour

1. Noun. A military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles.

Exact synonyms: Armor
Generic synonyms: Force, Military Force, Military Group, Military Unit
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Arm



2. Verb. Equip with armor.
Exact synonyms: Armor
Generic synonyms: Equip, Fit, Fit Out, Outfit
Derivative terms: Armor

3. Noun. Protective covering made of metal and used in combat.

4. Noun. Tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant.
Exact synonyms: Armor
Generic synonyms: Protective Covering

Definition of Armour

1. Noun. (Canadian British spelling) (alternative spelling of armor) ¹

2. Verb. (Canadian British spelling) (alternative spelling of armor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Armour

1. to armor [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: armor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Armour

armorial bearing
armoriall
armorially
armorials
armories
armoring
armorist
armorists
armorless
armorlike
armors
armorsmith
armorsmithing
armorsmiths
armory
armour (current term)
armour'd
armour-clad
armour-plated
armour plate
armour plating
armourbearer
armourbearers
armoured
armoured car
armoured combat vehicle
armoured combat vehicles
armoured fighting vehicle
armoured personnel carrier
armoured personnel carriers

Literary usage of Armour

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"After welding has been completed, the whole mass is reheated and rolled down to the finished thickness of the armour plate. The steel face is usually about ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1883)
"JO many changes took place in military equipment, and in the fashion of armour, in the days when valiant knights practised their skill in the lists, ..."

3. Transactions by Glasgow Archaeological Society, British Pomological Society (1903)
"NOTICE OF armour AND ARMS AT EGLINTON CASTLE, THREE SCOTTISH SWORDS, ETC. ... The two suits of armour with the saddle, glaives, and halberd, ..."

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