Definition of Heavy-armed
1. Adjective. Having massive arms. "He was big-chested, big-shouldered and heavy-armed"
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Literary usage of Heavy-armed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... ships, and heavy-armed. Tho Athenians also -sent twenty ships to cruise round tho Péloponnèse, and to keep guard that none might cross over from Corinth ..."
2. Ridpath's History of the World: Being an Account of the Principal Events in by John Clark Ridpath (1910)
"... of the battle of Salamis oc- landed on the island were attacked by a body of heavy-armed soldiers led by Aristides, and were destroyed to a man. ..."
3. The History of Greece by William Mitford (1823)
"Different from all these was the Middle-armed, who, from the small shield or target which he bore distinguished from the large shield of the heavy-armed by ..."