Place of arms

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Place of arms (Mil) a place calculated for the rendezvous of men in arms, etc., as a fort which affords a safe retreat for hospitals, magazines, etc.
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Quotations

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    “The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.”

Usage

In literature:

She held the bag of money in her arms for a moment, then, kissing it, placed it in the hands of the captain.
"The Children of France" by Ruth Royce
Here is the Place of Arms in the centre, whence all streets radiate.
"A Day's Tour" by Percy Fitzgerald
In place of the arm of government seeming to slacken in the day of danger, it has risen superior to it.
"An Inquiry into the Permanent Causes of the Decline and Fall of Powerful and Wealthy Nations." by William Playfair
Taking the body in his arms he staggered with it up the beach, and placed it under the shade of the trees.
"The Book of Missionary Heroes" by Basil Mathews
Supposing we cut off the lower arm of a Greek cross and place it to the left of the upper arm, as in Fig.
"Amusements in Mathematics" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
There on the beach they found the priest of Apollo, and Odysseus placed his daughter in the old man's arms.
"The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy" by Padriac Colum
Hardly were the words out of his mouth when Jerry was literally placed by the elephant in the arms of Whiteface.
"The Circus Comes to Town" by Lebbeus Mitchell
Both nations seized their arms, and rushing out of the houses, a bloody affray took place, several being left dead on the spot.
"Servia, Youngest Member of the European Family" by Andrew Archibald Paton
So, armed, I issued forth, and drove to the tram, and placed myself on the top of the tram.
"The Ghost" by Arnold Bennett
The Ottoman Sultans then became protectors of the Holy Places, and were acknowledged Caliphs without any appeal to arms at Mecca and Medina.
"The Future of Islam" by Wilfred Scawen Blunt
Arms, vases, and ornaments are placed at the side of the dead.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
She sat down again in her favorite place on deck, laid her arms on the railing of the schooner and her face upon them.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
He saw the King with his arm about the neck of William Douglas, who remained quietly in his place with a pale but assured countenance.
"The Black Douglas" by S. R. Crockett
Long of leg, long of arm, long of face, he stood a half head above Rankin, who had been the tallest man upon the place.
"Ben Blair" by Will Lillibridge
Then he gave place with embarrassed alacrity to Colonel Cummins, and folded his arms again at the back of the box.
"Hilda" by Sarah Jeanette Duncan
Numbers of stone shields bearing the arms of Florentine families were placed upon the palace walls.
"Donatello" by David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
Her dainty arms and neck were white and smooth, and her glorious fair hair was held in place by a string of coral beads.
"The Shield of Silence" by Harriet T. Comstock
In the Place d'Armes much of the early history of New Orleans, and indeed, of Louisiana, was written.
"American Adventures" by Julian Street
Thirty-fifth week, child places himself on arm and hand of nurse, and looks over her shoulder (275).
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
He crossed this place and the wide bridge, built across an arm of the Spree, without meeting with any vehicle.
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
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In poetry:

The arms of everlasting love
Beneath my soul he placed;
And on the Rock of ages set
My slipp'ry footsteps fast.
"Hymn 82" by Isaac Watts
She took three steps from that sad place,
Where doubt of him had found her;
And he stood before her face to face,
And he drew his arm around her.
"Keeping Tryst" by Nora Pembroke
LORD, Thou hast led us as of old
Thine Arm led forth the chosen Race
Through Foes that raged, through Floods that roll'd,
To Canaan's far-off Dwelling-Place.
"Hymn.—The Word Of Promise" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
And yet, and yet, as he came back,
Wandering in from the outward track,
We held our arms, and gave him our breast,
As a pillowing place for his head to rest.
I span and Eve span,
A thread to bind the heart of man!
"Eve- Song" by Dame Mary Gilmore DBE
Give place! His Mother's claim is first;
Her arms embrace her Son once more:
On the kind breast where He was nurst
He hath sweet ease as oft before.
Morn after morn, through the twelve years,
His love makes rapture of her tears.
"After Ascension" by Katharine Tynan
REBUILT it stands, the brag of arms,
Transferred in site--no thought of where
The sensitive needle keeps its place,
And starts, disturbed, a quiverer there;
The helmsman rubs the clouded glass--
Peers in, but lets the trembling portent pass.
"The Haglets" by Herman Melville

In news:

In October, 2010, a previously healthy 48-year-old woman with textured saline breast implants placed subpectorally 8 years ago for aesthetic purposes, presented with 2-month history of a painless mass underneath her left arm.
Have laws put into place after the Virginia Tech massacre created a new racial stereotype -- of the armed Asian male college student.
With your elbows against your sides, make a triangle with your arms in front of you, fingers touching, and place them on top of the stability ball.
A real lowlife armed robber is caught on camera ripping-off -- of all places -- a Goodwill store.
The armed forces of Denmark and Sweden have just placed new orders.
We could barely believe our eyes when we opened the July 2 edition of Star magazine and saw a photograph of our mayor grinning out from its pages with Melrose Place 's Daphne Zuniga on his arm.
A tussle was reported Tuesday afternoon at a local polling place between an attorney for a firm that represents an arm of the California.
It bears the coat of arms of a wealthy and powerful Venetian family that places itself above the law.
Police were dispatched to Wessex Place on Saturday at 2:41 pm, after receiving reports of a man bleeding badly from his arm, Lt William Bastedo said.
Western Michigan University are being urged to use caution following a pair of armed robberies that took place within minutes on campus.
His perfectly-placed fourth-quarter pass to Josh Gordon against the Colts on Sunday, for example, was ample evidence of the arm strength and touch that convinced Shurmur this was his man.
Seemona Sumasar said all along that she was raped by her ex-boyfriend, who then framed her for a series of armed robberies that never took place.
55 am, when a man armed with a knife demanded money from the clerk of the supermarket at the Madison Market Place, Route 12B, deputies said.
WASHINGTON — None of America's armed forces can meet all of the demands placed on them by commanders today.
The Big Spring Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place at a convenience store in the 800 block of East Interstate Highway 20 Thursday evening.
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In science:

The first step to obtain a HES is to couple the two DOFs. A coupling operation can be implemented through a single-photon two-qubit (SPTQ) cnot gate placed on one of the photon’s arm (say signal).
Hybrid photonic entanglement: Realization, characterization and applications
In the signal arm, a double slit aperture with a slit width of 80 µm and center-to-center separation of 250 µm is placed at 26 cm from the crystal.
Hybrid photonic entanglement: Realization, characterization and applications
The distance of 6.1 kpc places the G37.51−0.46 cluster within the massive-star formation region near the intersection of the Scutum-Centaurus Arm and Galaxy’s Long Bar (Churchwell et al. 2009), where we noted earlier the enhancement in the WR surface density and the presence of numerous massive stellar clusters.
Red Eyes on Wolf-Rayet Stars: 60 New Discoveries via Infrared Color Selection
Both arms of the interferometer are connected to a second PMC where the interference between pulses takes place.
True random numbers from amplified quantum vacuum
As discussed in MLPP, the trailing arm of the Sagittarius tidal stellar stream is ideally placed to serve as an absolute velocity reference for the LSR.
Kinematics and Chemistry of Stars Along the Sagittarius Trailing Tidal Tail and Constraints on the Milky Way Mass Distribution
We also verified that the source is at the collimator focus by placing it at the point where the two laser beams are coincident. A last check was to scan the positional arm of the interferometer to check that the spot convergence did not walk as the spatial baseline changed.
A Demonstration of Spectral and Spatial Interferometry at THz Frequencies
In particular, we placed the anchoring points of the TSP’s at the positions of various perfect lattices (simple cubic, diamond, fcc, bcc) and their arms at various different initial equilibrated configurations and we performed very long simulations, letting the system free to equilibrate and evolve.
Telechelic star polymers as self-assembling units from the molecular to the macroscopic scaleBarbara Capone
The teleportation efficacy is characterized by the visibility between the two outputs of a Mach-Zehnder interferometer when the teleporter to be tested is placed in one of the arms.
Interferometric Tests of Teleportation
As we have seen above, owing to the different orbital phases of the two interferometer’s arms, the AB signal is, in general, asymmetric with respect to ϕ = 0, i.e., no phase locking takes place.
Quantum Interferometry with Electrons: Outstanding Challenges
The catalogue is especially well suited as the starting point for large-scale studies of the outer Galaxy, especially those focusing on the structure of the Perseus and Outer spiral arms, and for placing small-scale observations in their proper context.
A sharper view of the outer Galaxy at 1420 and 408 MHz from the Canadian Galactic Plane Survey II: The catalogue of extended radio sources
Then we place the interferometer in such a way that the mine (if present) blocks one of the arms of the interferometer, see Fig. 3.
Interaction-Free Measurements
Located on the east arm only is the time-of-flight detector (TOF) placed at an inner inscribed radius of 510 cm (between PC3 and the calorimeter) and spanning 300 in φ.
Event Reconstruction in the PHENIX Central Arm Spectrometers
On the east arm only, placed behind the TOF detector, are two planar arrays of Lead-Glass calorimeters (PbGl) imported from the CERN SPS experiment WA98 , as were the TOF detectors.
Event Reconstruction in the PHENIX Central Arm Spectrometers
However, it is easy to change |Ψ+ i to |Ψ−i by means of a half-wave plate placed in one output arm of the BS.
How quantum correlations enhance prediction of complementary measurements
Mesoscopic Aharonov-Bohm interferometers have been used in attempts to measure the transmission phase of a quantum dot which is placed on one arm of the interferometer.
Phase measurements in open and closed Aharonov-Bohm interferometers
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