other words for under arms
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
On the 19th it marched to Somme-Tourbe, and remained all night under arms.
The Camisards, under arms, assembled to see the sentence carried out.
On Monday morning all the trainbands of the City were under arms.
Thousands were under arms, gathering at Cambridge and Roxbury.
The garrison of Detroit was under arms to receive His Majesty's representative.
In the presence of a formidable invasion, as the common safety is at stake, can we not compel the inhabitants to get under arms?
We are fighting as volunteers and not because the law calls us under arms.
The Charlotte militia was under arms and anxious to give battle to the Fenians.
When she reached the quay, where the national guard was under arms, she was received in profound silence.
Within half an hour every soldier was under arms and formed in battalion.