Definition of Light-armed

1. Adjective. Armed with light weapons.

Exact synonyms: Lightly-armed
Similar to: Light



2. Adjective. Armed with light equipment and weapons. "A light-armed brigade"
Similar to: Armed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Light-armed

ligements
liger
ligers
ligge
ligged
liggen
ligger
liggers
ligges
ligging
liggings
light
light(a)
light-activated resin
light-adapted eye
light-armed (current term)
light-blue
light-bulb
light-colored
light-cured resin
light-duty
light-duty vehicle
light-emitting diode
light-emitting diodes
light-fingered
light-footed
light-green
light-haired
light-handed
light-handedly

Literary usage of Light-armed

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1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1875)
"Night was now coming on, and, under cover of the darkness,2 the light-armed took to Flight of the light- flight.3 Some fled on foot, some, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquitiesby William George Smith, Charles Anthon by William George Smith, Charles Anthon (1870)
"Besides the heavy and light armed soldiers, I oir/irai and ... By wearing these they were distinguished from the light-armed, whom Herodotus,' for the ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1855)
"... and opportunity to use them, they lost no ground; for the light-armed . ... were to have joined him (for he stood most in need of light-armed darters), ..."

4. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"... by which they entered with their men of arms, and encompassing the ground with their light armed soldiers killed those that were entered with stones. ..."

5. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest, with by William Smith (1855)
"10. Campaign of Agesilaus in the Corinthian Territory. §11. New System of Tactics introduced by Iphicrates. Destruction of a Spartan Mora by his light-armed ..."

6. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... with a formidable Body of Auxiliaries—Douglas and Randolph advance into Northumberland at the Head of a light-armed Army—Edward marches as far as the ..."

7. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1901)
"... with a formidable Body of Auxiliaries—Douglas and Randolph advance into Northumberland at the Head of a light-armed Army—Edward marches as far as the ..."

8. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"We thus see how great is the change from the time when the hastati were the light-armed (from hasta) of the Greek phalanx. ..."

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