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Implements of war   /ˈɪmpləmənts əv wɔr/   Listen
Implements of war

Weapons considered collectively.  Synonyms: arms, munition, weaponry, weapons system.

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"Implements of war" Quotes from Famous Books

... to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled that force must be called in to win back our love? Let us not deceive ourselves, sir. These are the implements of war and subjugation,—the last arguments to ...
— Eighth Reader • James Baldwin

... returned again, to the number of fifty or sixty, with their chief at their head (as we supposed), in five double canoes. They gave us their implements of war, stone hatchets, and clothes, &c. for nails and old bottles, which they put a great value on. A number of the head men came on board us, and it was with some difficulty we got them out of the ship by fair means; but on the appearance of a musket with a ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14 • Robert Kerr

... Dakota sixteen years old and upward is a soldier, and is formally and mysteriously enlisted into the service of the war prophet. From him he receives the implements of war, carefully constructed after models furnished from the armory of the gods, painted after a divine prescription, and charged with a missive virtue—the tonwan—of the divinities. To obtain these necessary articles the proud applicant is required for a time to abuse himself and serve him, while ...
— Religion and Lust - or, The Psychical Correlation of Religious Emotion and Sexual Desire • James Weir

Words linked to "Implements of war" :   arm, bomb, instrumentation, armament, instrumentality, defense system, defence system, gunnery, ammunition, weapon, hardware, naval weaponry, weapon system, ammo

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