noun pl. armories
- Obsolete armor or armorial bearings
- a storehouse for weapons; arsenal
- an aggregate of resources, etc.
- ☆ a building housing the drill hall and offices of a National Guard unit
- ☆ a place where firearms are made
altered, by assoc. with armor < OFr armoierie, science of heraldry < armoier, to blazon coats of arms < arme, arm