Thesaurus / bear arms
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She stopped to observe in her companion the effect of this capacity of her family to bear arms.

I may be locked, up for the sake of the liberty of the people; I may, under sentence, incur the loss of the right to bear arms.

But, including Nick, there were only five really fit to bear arms; the rest had unwillingly to give up.

The Black TorGeorge Manville Fenn

In the town of Savannah there were only one hundred and seventy men able to bear arms.

Stories Of GeorgiaJoel Chandler Harris

Nor would the Quaker majority have any right to compel others to bear arms and at the same time exempt themselves.

The Quaker ColoniesSydney G. Fisher

He was tyrant of Podgoritza, and forbade any one to bear arms in the town.

AlbaniaE. F. Knight

Is it said that women must not vote because they can not bear arms?

The earlier Christians had exasperated the Romans by refusing to bear arms in the service of the Empire, plain as the need was.

Thus all the male members of the Marshall family, old enough to bear arms, were officers in the War of the Revolution.

From the adjacent country men of all ages had come flocking in, eager to bear arms against the foe.

French and EnglishEvelyn Everett-Green

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