Meaning of “small arms” in the English Dictionary

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"small arms" in British English

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small armsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈsmɔːl ˌɑːmz/ us /ˈsmɑːl ˌɑːmz/

small light guns that are held and fired in one or both hands

(Definition of “small arms” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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