Definition of Order arms

1. Noun. A position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command.

Group relationships: Manual, Manual Of Arms
Generic synonyms: Attitude, Position, Posture

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Arms

order Tubulidentata
order Tulostomatales
order Ulvales
order Umbellales
order Uredinales
order Urodella
order Uropygi
order Urticales
order Ustilaginales
order Volvocales
order Xiphosura
order Xyridales
order Zeomorphi
order Zygnemales
order Zygnematales
order arms (current term)
order book
order code
order form
order in council
order mantophasmatodea
order oedogoniales
order of Saint Benedict
order of business
order of knighthood
order of magnitude
order of operations
order of payment
order of precedence
order of succession

Literary usage of Order arms

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1. Infantry Tactics: For the Instruction, Exercise, and Manœuvres of the by Silas Casey (1863)
"Order—ARMS. One time and two motions. 154. (First motion.) Seize the piece briskly with the left hand near the upper band, and detach it slightly from the ..."

2. A Complete Handbook for the Hospital Corps of the U.S. Army and Navy and by Charles Field Mason (1912)
"Being at the present saber, should the next command be order arms. officers order saber; if the command be other than order arms, they execute carry saber. ..."

3. Field Exercise and Evolutions of Infantry, as Revised by Her Majesty's by Great Britain War Office, Great Britain Army (1870)
"Order— Arms. Stand at—Ease. A ttention. Shoulder— Arms. Right—Turn. Dismiss. The new guard will form fours to the right and wheel to the left; ..."

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