The weapon of the law.
An example of a weapon is a gun.
Logic was her weapon.
Other Word Forms
Origin of weapon
- Middle English wepen from Old English wǣpen
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English wepen, from Old English wÇ£pen (“weapon, sword, arms"), from Proto-Germanic *wÄ“pnÄ… (“weapon"), of unknown origin, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *wÄ“bnom. Cognate with Scots wapyn, wappen (“weapon"), West Frisian wapen (“weapon"), Dutch wapen (“weapon"), Low German wapen (“weapon"), German Waffe (“weapon"), Swedish vapen (“weapon"), Icelandic vopn (“weapon").