Usage examples for armed

  1. There were men each side of the bank; they were armed men, and their arms were pointed at us. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  2. I then walked to Jacquet's, armed with a pistol and a cane, though I only meant to beat him. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  3. The greater number, also, of those that armed and fought the enemy, were saved, and very few taken, amongst whom were Lysandridas and Thearidas, two men of great power and reputation amongst the Megalopolitans; and therefore the soldiers, as soon as they were taken, brought them to Cleomenes. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  4. It is said that they not only escaped death but have returned to Earth armed with the weapons of the red planet. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  5. Knowing, however, that we are well armed, and likely to be prepared for them, they will not attack us openly; yet they will, if they can, steal up to our camp, and try to take us by surprise." – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  6. Will you permit me to inquire whether you are armed?" – Archibald Malmaison by Julian Hawthorne
  7. So the king sent a body of armed men on foot and horse, to take back the treasure Strong- Back was carrying away with him. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  8. Orthon, thinking it was his master returning, at once started up and found himself face to face with five armed men in the first chamber. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  9. Not likely- But you see, Willis, the Huks have had armed forces for a long time. – A Matter of Importance by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  10. The people, however, who loved him, followed, armed, to see that he came to no harm. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  11. He is armed with the latest military weapons. – Mutineer by Robert J. Shea
  12. We have a long pull before us, and if armed men are seen in the boat we must be chased. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  13. You are heavily armed, Tegakwita. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  14. They formed a body of well- armed cavalry, gentlemen and their servants, to the number of a hundred men. – Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems by W.E. Aytoun
  15. We are the prisoners of one badly- armed young man and a wounded boy." – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  16. Kepenau said that he and four of the best- armed of his people would set out early in the afternoon to look for our friend. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. It was at night too, and he was armed with a pistol!" – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
  18. Shackleford was killed on the spot, and Henry was slightly wounded by a shot gun with which Parham was armed." – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  19. Therefore, when he saw how few in number and badly armed were they on board the ship, he thought it best to remain silent as to the fate of the boat's crew. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  20. Here we found Herman Mordaunt and a dozen of his people, all armed, ready to receive Us. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper