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Definition: Concealed weapons
Hidden; kept from sight; secreted. -- Con*ceal"ed*ly
(Law), dangerous weapons so carried on
the person as to be knowingly or willfully concealed from
sight, -- a practice forbidden by statute.
(w[e^]p"[u^]n; 277), n. [OE. wepen, AS.
w[=ae]pen; akin to OS. w[=a]pan, OFries. w[=e]pin, w[=e]pen,
D. wapen, G. waffe, OHG. waffan, w[=a]fan, Icel. v[=a]pn,
Dan. vaaben, Sw. vapen, Goth. w[=e]pna, pl.; of uncertain
origin. Cf. Wapentake
1. An instrument of offensive of defensive combat; something
to fight with; anything used, or designed to be used, in
destroying, defeating, or injuring an enemy, as a gun, a
The weapons of our warfare are not carnal. --2 Cor.
They, astonished, all resistance lost,
All courage; down their idle weapons dropped.
2. Fig.: The means or instrument with which one contends
against another; as, argument was his only weapon.
“Woman's weapons, water drops.”
3. (Bot.) A thorn, prickle, or sting with which many plants
. See under Concealed
, a salve which was supposed to cure a wound by
being applied to the weapon that made it. [Obs.] --Boyle.