(Adjectives). Surrendering, etc., non-resisting, unresisting, submissive, crouching.

    Undefended, untenable, indefensible.

  • Combatant (Substantives), belligerent, champion, disputant, litigant, competitor, rival, corrival, assailant, bully, bruiser, fighter, duellist, fighting-man, pugilist, boxer, the fancy, prize-fighter, fighting-cock, gladiator, fire-eater, berserker; swordsman, wrestler, Amazon, Paladin, son of Mars; staff, état major, brass hats; militarist; effective.
  • Warrior, soldier, man-at-arms, red-coat, man in khaki, Tommy Atkins, tommy, trooper, dragoon, voltigeur, light horseman (or hussar), grenadier, fusilier, guardsman, life-guard, lancer, cuirassier, spearman, musketeer, carabineer, rifleman, sharpshooter, bersagliere; ensign, standard-bearer, halberdier; private, subaltern, conscript, rank and file.

    Engineer, artilleryman, gunner, cannoneer, bombardier, sapper, miner, archer, bowman.

    Marine, jolly; seaman, bluejacket, tar, A.B.

    Guerrilla, cossack, sepoy, gurkha, spahee, janizary, zouave, bashi-bazouk.

    Armed force, the army, the military, soldiery, infantry, fencibles, volunteers, territorials, Landwehr, Landsturm, yeomanry, cavalry, horse artillery, horse, light horse, horse and foot, commando.

    Militia, train-band, legion, phalanx, myrmidons, squadron, troop, cohort, regiment, corps, platoon, battalion, company 72, column, detachment, brigade, garrison, battle-array, order of battle.

  • Non-combatant (Substantives), civilian; passive resister, conscientious objector pacifist, pacificist; non- effective.

    Quaker, Dukhobor.

    (Adjective). Non-effective.

  • Arms (Substantives), weapons, armament, armour, armoury, quiver, arsenal, magazine, armature.
  • Mail, chain-mail, lorication; ammunition, powder, gunpowder, cartridge, cartouche 635.

    Artillery, park, ordnance-piece, gun, cannon, swivel, howitzer, carronade, culverin, field-piece, machine- gun, mitrailleuse, basilisk, mortar, grenade, petronel, petard, falconet.

    Fire-arms, side-arms, stand of arms, musketry, musket, fusil, musketoon, caliver, firelock, match-lock, flint-lock, fowling-piece, rifle, revolver, carbine, blunderbuss, pistol, derringer, Winchester, Lee-Metford, Mauser, Maxim, etc.

    Bow, harquebus (or arquebus), cross-bow, ballista, sling, catapult, catamaran.

    Missile, projectile, shot, ball, grape, grape-shot, chain-shot, bullet, stone, shell, gas-shell, bomb, torpedo, rocket, congreve, shrapnel; Ballistics.

    Pike, lance, spear, spontoon, javelin, dart, arrow, reed, shaft, bolt, boomerang, harpoon.

    Bayonet, sword, sabre, broadsword, cutlass, falchion, scimetar, rapier, skean, toledo, tuck, claymore, creese (or kris), dagger, dirk, hanger, poniard, stiletto, stylet, dudgeon, axe, bill, poleaxe, battle-axe, halberd, tomahawk, bowie-knife, snickersnee, yataghan, kukri, assagai (or assegai).

    Club, mace, truncheon, staff, bludgeon, cudgel, knobkerrie, life-preserver, knuckle-duster, shillelagh, bat.

    Catapult, battering-ram; tank.

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