Definition of Armed service
1. Noun. A force that is a branch of the armed forces.
Specialized synonyms: Army, Ground Forces, Regular Army, Naval Forces, Navy, Coastguard, Marines, Air Force, Airforce
Member holonyms: Force, Military Force, Military Group, Military Unit
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Force, Personnel
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Literary usage of Armed service
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals of Ophthalmology (1917)
"Some of the cases had such poor vision, even after correction, that they did not have sufficient vision for the armed service, and were sent to the rear to ..."
2. Voyages to Various Parts of the World: Made Between the Years 1799 and 1844 by George Coggeshall (1851)
"... the commerce of the enemy, were those of the private armed service. The efficiency and daring gallantry of our privateers were eminently conspicuous. ..."
3. The Politics of Aristotle by Aristotle, James Edward Cowell Welldon (1912)
"It is the light-armed service that gives the commons in different States their victory over the rich in civil wars, as their light armour enables them to ..."