Definition of Overarmed
1. overarm [v] - See also: overarm
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Literary usage of Overarmed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Social Forces in England and America by Herbert George Wells (1914)
"The less the force you employ to keep your adversary overarmed, ... you remain at peace with him while he is overarmed, the greater is your advantage. ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"... and overarmed. Liv. Age. 277: 815-7. Je. 28. '13. See aleo Loans; Municipal finance; also names of countries and cities, subhead Finance. China. ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1862)
"... in our opinion, ia not one whit overarmed — we would almost say that we cannot be too well armed, considering the state of affairs abroad. ..."
4. Colonial Prose and Poetry by William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells (1903)
"... set divers dishes of powder and bullets ready on the table ; and if they had not been overarmed with drink, more hurt might have been done. ..."
5. The Middle East and North Africa: The Challenge to Western Security by Peter Duignan, Lewis H. Gann (1981)
"Most Middle Eastern countries thus continue to be overarmed. Much poorer than the states of Western Europe, they proportionately spend far more on defense ..."
6. The Rise of Nations in the Soviet Union: American Foreign Policy and the by Michael Mandelbaum (1991)
"His "new thinking" about military affairs led to arms negotiations in which the Soviet side conceded that it was overarmed and agreed in principle to the ..."
7. History of the Second War Between the United States of America and Great by Charles Jared Ingersoll (1852)
"... vapid orators, short-sighted patriots, and intriguing functionaries concluded Napoleon's fourteen years of overarmed ..."
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