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armour definition

Overview

This page has 4 definitions of armour in English and Middle English. Armour is a noun and verb. Examples of how to use armour in a sentence are shown. Also define these 2 related words and terms: armor, and armure.

English armour definition

Noun

armour (countable and uncountable, plural armours)

  1. British standard spelling of armor.
    • Armor definition
      A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces. (1 of 6 armor definitions)

Verb

armour (third-person singular simple present armours, present participle armouring, simple past and past participle armoured)

  1. British standard spelling of armor.

Middle English armour definition

Noun

armour

  1. Alternative form of armure

Old French armour definition

Noun

armour f (oblique plural armours, nominative singular armour, nominative plural armours)

  1. Late Anglo-Norman spelling of armure
    De rochez et chemyses cover ses armours
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