passage of (or at) arms

passage of (or at) arms
archaic
a fight or dispute.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • passage of arms — 1. Any armed struggle 2. An encounter, esp in words • • • Main Entry: ↑passage * * * passage of (or at) arms a fight or dispute …   Useful english dictionary

  • passage — passage1 [ pasɪdʒ] noun 1》 the action or process of moving through, under, over, or past something on the way from one place to another.     ↘the action or process of moving forward.     ↘the right to pass through somewhere.     ↘a journey by sea …   English new terms dictionary

  • passage — 1. n. 1 the process or means of passing; transit. 2 = PASSAGEWAY. 3 the liberty or right to pass through. 4 a the right of conveyance as a passenger by sea or air. b a journey by sea or air. 5 a transition from one state to another. 6 a a short… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Passage — Pas sage, n. [F. passage. See {Pass}, v. i.] 1. The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a bird;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Passage money — Passage Pas sage, n. [F. passage. See {Pass}, v. i.] 1. The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passage at arms — index affray Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Passage of Arms — Infobox Book | name = Passage of Arms image caption = The cover of 1st edition author = Winston Graham illustrator = cover artist = country = UK language = English genre = spy novel publisher = Heinemann pub date = 1959 media type = Print… …   Wikipedia

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