When the siege of Aleppo began, his neighbors were eventually forced to take up arms against the regime or flee the city.
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It was his view then and later that the Allies had persuaded the Arabs to take up arms against the Turks with a false promise.
At what point do we follow the example of the Founding Fathers and take up arms against these tyrants?
Many of them share the same goal: to return to their homeland and take up arms against Bashar al-Assad.
The call to take up arms was responded to everywhere; old men and boys came trooping into the place.
We did not ask or desire that America should take up arms by our side.
At length, however, he took courage, and declared he had never given any one orders to take up arms against us.
But I pity the young who have to cast themselves off and take up arms.
The soldiers are called upon not to use their arms in strikes, and in case of a declaration of war to refuse to take up arms.
"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)