order arms definition

  • noun:
    • A position in the military manual of hands where rifle is held vertically beside the right leg along with its butt resting on the floor.
    • A command to assume purchase hands.
    • a position inside handbook of arms; the rifle is held vertically from the right side because of the butt on a lawn; often made use of as a command
  • verb-transitive:
    • the command at which a rifle is brought to a situation having its butt resting on a lawn; in addition, the position taken at such a command.

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