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man-at-arms

[man-uh t-ahrmz] /ˈmæn ətˈɑrmz/
noun, plural men-at-arms.
1.
a soldier.
2.
a heavily armed soldier on horseback, especially in medieval times.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for man-at-arms

man-at-arms

noun (pl) men-at-arms
1.
a soldier, esp a heavily armed mounted soldier in medieval times
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