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weapon

any part of an animal that is used to defend itself, to attack prey, etc., such as claws, teeth, horns, or a sting

What does it mean when you dream about a weapon?

Weapons are usually symbols of aggression, either aimed toward, or exhibited by, the dreamer. Weapons may also represent inner struggle and conflict.

weapon

[′wep·ən]
(ordnance)
An instrument of combat, either offensive or defensive, used to destroy, injure, defeat, or threaten an enemy; for example, a gun, bayonet, bomb, or missile.
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May a new generation of weaponless warriors arise, and confront lingering discrimination, poverty and war.
The weaponless party survived on berries, roots and leaves of the beech tree.
Certainly, all those whose interests were harmed by the revolution, the regime change and the failure to "ride" the wave of the revolution, or those who were exposed while switching stances, changing their discourse and turning from one extreme to the other, as well as all those who continued to commit crimes of corruption in their various forms throughout Mubarak's rule and suddenly found themselves weaponless, and all those who engaged in fraud and deception and violated the will of the people, are all now trying to resort to new weapons in order to avoid being held to account and punished.
Today, more than ever, officers must understand the law; grasp departmental policy; recognize ways to deal with a range of citizens, including difficult people and those with mental illnesses; demonstrate a mastery of tactics, such as weaponless defense, less lethal munitions, and firearms; and maintain the highest levels of physical fitness.
Blind adherence to the supposed rule of law leads some to call for border enforcement at any cost, even through use of lethal force to defend borders against weaponless immigrants.
The knowledge of nuclear capability can serve as a kind of weaponless deterrent, along with shared missile defenses and cooperative conventional defenses, to protect against nuclear cheating.
And it meant that every terror group on ceasefire is now weaponless.
Ruby wrestles with her revelation in the second part of the story as she marches out to her pig parlor "going single-handed, weaponless, into battle" (651).
In Merton's powerful poetic vision the poet-narrator immediately recognizes "the silent races" as his brothers and embraces them, and they in turn put their weaponless hands upon his shoulders: "we saw one another in the eye," comments the speaker.
Yet he promoted a collective process of instruction that aimed at a truly equal relationship between teachers and students, organized by what he termed an "educational party." The DSP's founding charter accordingly called for the "education of all people to spiritual maturity" and "new perspectives on education, teaching, research"--as well as for a weaponless world, a unified Europe, and the end to cold-war divisions of East and West.