"The Admiralty anchor differs only from the ordinary anchor in having a nut, a, worked on the square, so that a wooden stock may be fitted temporarily if the iron stock is damaged, and that its proportions and form have been carefully considered and definately fixed." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Admiralty's Anchor

"The Admiralty anchor differs only from the ordinary anchor in having a nut, a, worked on the square,…

"Arms of Alexander VI. (Borgia)" — Young, 1901

Alexander VI

"Arms of Alexander VI. (Borgia)" — Young, 1901

The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand.

Arm

The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand.

An artificial arm made of iron.

Arm

An artificial arm made of iron.

"Homer describes in various passages an entire suit of armour, and we observe that it consisted of the same portions which were used by the Greek soldiers ever after. Moreover, the order of putting them on is always the same. The heavy-armed warrior, having already a tunic around his body, and preparing for combat, puts on-1. his greaves; 2. his cuirass; 3. his sword, hung on the left side of his body by means of a belt which passed over the right shoulder; 4. the large round shield, supported in the same manner; 5. his helmet; 6. he took his spear." — Smith, 1873

Arma

"Homer describes in various passages an entire suit of armour, and we observe that it consisted of the…

"Homer describes in various passages an entire suit of armour, and we observe that it consisted of the same portions which were used by the Greek soldiers ever after. Moreover, the order of putting them on is always the same. The heavy-armed warrior, having already a tunic around his body, and preparing for combat, puts on-1. his greaves; 2. his cuirass; 3. his sword, hung on the left side of his body by means of a belt which passed over the right shoulder; 4. the large round shield, supported in the same manner; 5. his helmet; 6. he took his spear." — Smith, 1873

Arma

"Homer describes in various passages an entire suit of armour, and we observe that it consisted of the…

Instruments or weapons of offence or defense.

Arms

Instruments or weapons of offence or defense.

The image of a Roman legionnaire. He is equipped with a dense breastplate, a helm, a large round shield, greaves, and a short sword.

Arms and Armor

The image of a Roman legionnaire. He is equipped with a dense breastplate, a helm, a large round shield,…

The seal for the city of Chichester, England.

Arms of Chichester

The seal for the city of Chichester, England.

"The Municipal Arms of Rome." — Young, 1901

Arms of Rome

"The Municipal Arms of Rome." — Young, 1901

Showing relations of the muscles and bones of the arms from the inner side.

Bones and Muscles of the Arms

Showing relations of the muscles and bones of the arms from the inner side.

Showing relations of the muscles and bones of the arms from the outer side

Bones and Muscles of the Arms

Showing relations of the muscles and bones of the arms from the outer side

"The Seal of Richard, Earl of Arundel, bears his achievement of arms. The supporters, crest, helm, etc., are as conspicuously drawn as the shield. The crest is large in proportion to the shield; it was usually thus represented in the compositions of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries."—Aveling, 1891

Seal of Richard, Earl of Arundel

"The Seal of Richard, Earl of Arundel, bears his achievement of arms. The supporters, crest, helm, etc.,…

"The balance is essentially a lever of the first class, having equal arms. The beam carries a pan at each end, one for the weidhts used, the other for the article to be weighed." -Avery 1895

Balance

"The balance is essentially a lever of the first class, having equal arms. The beam carries a pan at…

The Renaissance bench with arms.

Renaissance Bench

The Renaissance bench with arms.

"Arms of Benedict XIV (Lambertini)." — Young, 1901

Benedict XIV

"Arms of Benedict XIV (Lambertini)." — Young, 1901

A coat of arms representing the city of Chester, England.

Bishopic

A coat of arms representing the city of Chester, England.

"The Arms of Bishopric." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Bishopric

"The Arms of Bishopric." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

A coat of arms representing the territorial unit administrated by a bishop.

Bishopric

A coat of arms representing the territorial unit administrated by a bishop.

"Arms of Bishopric." &mdash Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Bishopric

"Arms of Bishopric." &mdash Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"A, is the cathead; B, the fish davit; C, and E, bollards; D, the bill-board. The anchor is held in place by two chains, a and b, termed the cat-stopper and shank vainter respectively, each of which is fitted with a long link at one end. A bolt b, about 5 or 6 inches long, is fixed on the side of the cathead, on a hinge at its lower end; it is held in the upright position by another bolt c, which passes through the cathead, and is worked by a lever d; d is provided with a hole at the end for a lanyard, so that two or three men can pull it. This whole arrangement is termed a slip-stopper. A somewhat similar combination of bolts and levers is fitted close tot he bill-board D, e being a short bolt secured at its lower end with a hinge to the ship's side; and f a hooked lever which holds it in its upright position; f has a socket at its inboard end, to which a shifting arm, provided with a lanyard like the lever d, is fitted." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bower Anchor

"A, is the cathead; B, the fish davit; C, and E, bollards; D, the bill-board. The anchor is held in…

A decorative flower pot bracket with arms.

Bracket with Arms

A decorative flower pot bracket with arms.

A coat of arms representing the city of Cirencester, England.

Cirencester

A coat of arms representing the city of Cirencester, England.

The seal for the city of Chester, England.

City Arms

The seal for the city of Chester, England.

"Being at <em>club rifle</em>, order arms is resumed by command." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Club rifle

"Being at club rifle, order arms is resumed by command." — Moss, 1914

"The shank is the straight part, ab; the square, ac, is that part of the shank to which the stock and the shackle are attached; d is the crown; de and df the arms; gg the palms or flukes; the pee, the bill or the point is the extreme end of the arm beyond the palm; the blade is the part of the arm at the back of the palm; h is the shackle or ring to which the cable is attahed; kl is the stock, placed at right angles to the plane or the arms and shank." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Common Anchor

"The shank is the straight part, ab; the square, ac, is that part of the shank to which the stock and…

"The Arms of the Duke of Argyll." &mdash; Chambers, 1881

Duke of Argyll

"The Arms of the Duke of Argyll." — Chambers, 1881

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal length, forming a toggle-joint, at which a pencil or scribe-awl is placed. The pencil or awl is thus at equal distances from the cheeks at whatever gage they may be set." -Whitney, 1911

Bisecting Gauge

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal…

A young girl standing with her arms at her sides.

Girl Standing

A young girl standing with her arms at her sides.

"Arms of Innocent VIII. (Cibo)" &mdash; Young, 1901

Innocent VIII

"Arms of Innocent VIII. (Cibo)" — Young, 1901

"At the second command take the position of arms. Seize the bolt handle with the thumb and forefinger of the right hand, turn the handle up, draw the bolt back, and glance at the chamber. Having found the chamber empty, or having emptied it, raise the head and eyes to the front." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Inspection arms

"At the second command take the position of arms. Seize the bolt handle with the thumb and forefinger…

"Carry the piece with the right hand and place it on the left shoulder, barrel up, trigger guard in the hollow of the shoulder, at the same time grasp the butt with the left hand, heel between first and second fingeres, thumb and fingers closed on the stock." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Left shoulder, arms

"Carry the piece with the right hand and place it on the left shoulder, barrel up, trigger guard in…

"Arms of Leo X (Medici)." &mdash; Young, 1901

Arms of Leo X

"Arms of Leo X (Medici)." — Young, 1901

An illustration of manche as a helraldic bearing.

Manche Heraldry

An illustration of manche as a helraldic bearing.

"Arms of Martin V." &mdash; Young, 1901

Arms of Martin V

"Arms of Martin V." — Young, 1901

"The anchor is represented in the position in which it lies on the ground just before taking hold. The shank is made in one forging, is of rectangular section, having a shoulder for the stock to fit against, and is increased both in thickness and area at the crown; the arms with the palms are forged in one piece, and then bent to the required shape; one of the arms is passed through a hole in the crown and is kept in position by a bolt screwed through the end of the crown, so that its point reaches a little way into an indent made for it in the round part at the back of the arms." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Martin's Anchor

"The anchor is represented in the position in which it lies on the ground just before taking hold. The…

"The butt rests evenly on the ground, barrel to the rear, toe of the butt on a line with toe of, and touhcing, the right shoe, arm and hands hanging naturally right hand holding the piece between the thumb and fingers." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Order arms standing

"The butt rests evenly on the ground, barrel to the rear, toe of the butt on a line with toe of, and…

"Argonauta argo, the "Paper Nautilus," female. The animal is represented in its shell, but the webbed dorsal arms are separated from the shell, which they ordinarily embrace." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Paper Nautilus

"Argonauta argo, the "Paper Nautilus," female. The animal is represented in its shell, but the webbed…

"Arms of Paul II (Barbo)." &mdash; Young, 1901

Paul II

"Arms of Paul II (Barbo)." — Young, 1901

"Arms of Paul III. (Farnese)" &mdash; Young, 1901

Paul III

"Arms of Paul III. (Farnese)" — Young, 1901

This is a toy pistol which simulates an actual pistol.

Toy Pistol

This is a toy pistol which simulates an actual pistol.

"With the right hand raise and throw the piece diagonally across the body, grasp it smartly with both hands, the right, palm down, at the small of the stock, the left, palm up, at the balance; barrel up, sloping to the left and crossing opposite the junction of the neck with the left shoulder." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Port arms

"With the right hand raise and throw the piece diagonally across the body, grasp it smartly with both…

"With the right hand carry the piece in front of the center of the body, barrel to the rear and vertical, grasp it with the left hand at the balance, forearm horizontal and resting against the body. Grasp the small of the stock with the right hand." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Present arms

"With the right hand carry the piece in front of the center of the body, barrel to the rear and vertical,…

The first rifle from Remington Arms, an American manufacturer of guns and ammunition.

Remington Rifle

The first rifle from Remington Arms, an American manufacturer of guns and ammunition.

"Without changing the grasp of the right hand, place the piece on the right shoulder, barrel up and inclined at an angle of about 45 degrees from the horizontal trigger guard in the hollow of teh shoulder, right elbow near the side, the piece in a vertical plane perpendicular to the front." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Right shoulder, arms

"Without changing the grasp of the right hand, place the piece on the right shoulder, barrel up and…

"The stock is of iron in large as well as small anchors, and is made with a mortice, to fit over the shank instead of passing through it. It is somewhat heavier than the stocks of other anchors; the arms are shorter than usual in proportion to the length of the shank, and are of a wedge shape, varying in sharpness from the throat to the head of the palms; the back part of the arms is parallel from palm to palm; the palm is double concave on the front, and has a small border at the edge for confining the soil through which it is dragged." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Rodger's Anchor

"The stock is of iron in large as well as small anchors, and is made with a mortice, to fit over the…

"Royal Arms of Scotland, previous to the Union." &mdash; Chambers, 1881

Royal Arms of Scotland

"Royal Arms of Scotland, previous to the Union." — Chambers, 1881

A doodad with a crown and coat of arms.

Royal doodad

A doodad with a crown and coat of arms.

A metallic cartridge used in small arms and small artillery pieces.

Military Shell

A metallic cartridge used in small arms and small artillery pieces.

"Arms of Sixtus IV. and Julius II. (Della Rovere)" &mdash; Young, 1901

Sixtus IV

"Arms of Sixtus IV. and Julius II. (Della Rovere)" — Young, 1901

"Arms of Sixtus V (Peretti)." &mdash; Young, 1901

Sixtus V

"Arms of Sixtus V (Peretti)." — Young, 1901

"Each even number of the front rank grasps his piece with the left hand at the upper band and rests the butt between his feet." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Stack arms

"Each even number of the front rank grasps his piece with the left hand at the upper band and rests…

"Each even number of the front rank grasps his piece with the left hand at the upper band and rests the butt between his feet." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Stack arms

"Each even number of the front rank grasps his piece with the left hand at the upper band and rests…

"Throws the butt about 2 feet in advance of that of his own piece and opposite the right of the interval, the right hand slipping to the upper band, the thumb and forefinger raising the stacking swivel, which he engages with that of his own piece." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Stack arms

"Throws the butt about 2 feet in advance of that of his own piece and opposite the right of the interval,…

"Each odd number of the front rank raises his piece with the right hand, carries it well forward, barrel to the front; the left hand, guiding the stacking swivel." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Stack arms

"Each odd number of the front rank raises his piece with the right hand, carries it well forward, barrel…

"He then turns the barrel outward into the angle formed by the other two pieces and lowers the butt to the ground, to the right and against the toe of his right shoe." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Stack arms

"He then turns the barrel outward into the angle formed by the other two pieces and lowers the butt…

"Each even number of the front rank diengages and detaches his piece by turning it to the left." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Take arms

"Each even number of the front rank diengages and detaches his piece by turning it to the left." —…

The Egyptian throne had a lotus ornament with the arms formed by the wings of the sacred hawk.

Egyptian Throne

The Egyptian throne had a lotus ornament with the arms formed by the wings of the sacred hawk.

"Raise the piece, right arm slightly bent, and incline the muzzle forward so that the barrel makes an angle of about thirty degrees with the vertical. When it can be done without danger or inconvenience to others, the piece may be grasped at the balance and the muzzle lowered until the piece is horizontal; a similar position in the left hand may be used." &mdash; Moss, 1914

Trail arms

"Raise the piece, right arm slightly bent, and incline the muzzle forward so that the barrel makes an…

"The stock is of iron, similar to the Admiralty anchor; the shank is of rectangular section, somewhat larger at the center than at the ends, and is made fork-shaped at one end to receive the arms; the arms are in one piece, and are connected to the shank by a bolt passing through their center." &mdash; Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Trotman's Anchor

"The stock is of iron, similar to the Admiralty anchor; the shank is of rectangular section, somewhat…