When people come to my signings, I autograph books for people who are blubbing so seriously I have to hold them in my arms.
While the industry is up in arms over the development, Lords views it as a necessary evil.
Zalwar Khan returns quickly and begins his morning prayers, spreading out a plastic mat and folding his arms over his chest.
Americans don't feel comfortable with arms sales, never have.
Whoever removed her bra did so without removing her sweater, which was pulled above her breasts but still on her arms.
He groaned aloud, and, with his arms on the railing, thought and thought.
She put her arms about her neck, and affectionately inquired the cause of her distress.
Gently he disengaged himself from the arms her ladyship now flung about him.
Mrs. Bines, stooping, took the limp and wide-eyed Paul up in her arms.
I began to tremble, seized one of his arms, and implored him not to be angry.
"upper limb," Old English earm "arm," from Proto-Germanic *armaz (cf. Old Saxon, Danish, Swedish, Middle Dutch, German arm, Old Norse armr, Old Frisian erm), from PIE root *ar- "fit, join" (cf. Sanskrit irmah "arm," Armenian armukn "elbow," Old Prussian irmo "arm," Greek arthron "a joint," Latin armus "shoulder"). Arm of the sea was in Old English. Arm-twister "powerful persuader" is from 1938. Arm-wrestling is from 1899.
They wenten arme in arme yfere Into the gardyn [Chaucer]
"weapon," c.1300, armes (plural) "weapons of a warrior," from Old French armes (plural), "arms, war, warfare," mid-13c., from Latin arma "weapons" (including armor), literally "tools, implements (of war)," from PIE root *ar- "fit, join" (see arm (n.1)). The notion seems to be "that which is fitted together." Meaning "heraldic insignia" (in coat of arms, etc.) is early 14c.; originally they were borne on shields of fully armed knights or barons.
arm 1 (ärm)
An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
used to denote power (Ps. 10:15; Ezek. 30:21; Jer. 48:25). It is also used of the omnipotence of God (Ex. 15:16; Ps. 89:13; 98:1; 77:15; Isa. 53:1; John 12:38; Acts 13:17)