2. Verb. (past of forearm) ¹
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Definition of Forearmed
1. forearm [v] - See also: forearm
Lexicographical Neighbors of Forearmed
Literary usage of Forearmed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Right and Duty: Or, Citizen and Soldier; Switzerland Prepared and at Peace by Frederick Arnold Kuenzli (1916)
"... designs of conquest, took the position that "forewarned is forearmed" and the three Cantons promptly renewed their alliance of a generation before. ..."
2. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1881)
"... forearmed. ALTHOUGH frost and snow are likely to be our portion, off and on, for some months, the careful cricketer does not forget occasionally to oil ..."
3. Camp-fire and Cotton-field: Southern Adventure in Time of War. Life with the by Thomas Wallace Knox (1865)
"Forewarned, but not forearmed.—A Gallant Fight. • THE people of Holly Springs were much excited over the slavery question. It was then early in December. ..."
4. The Book of Proverbs: In an Amended Version, with an Introduction and by Joseph Muenscher (1866)
"Many English proverbs, however, are very brief; eg, "Extremes meet;" " Right wrongs no man ;" " Forewarned, forearmed;" " Man proposes, but God disposes;" ..."