Definition of pile arms in English:
Place a number of rifles (usually four) with their butts on the ground and the muzzles together.
- The seamen from HMS Excellent were tasked to take over, piling arms and improvising drag ropes from lengths of rope commandeered from the railway station.
- In piling arms, after the firelocks are properly fixed, the pikes are generally placed across the muzzles.
Definition of pile arms in:
- US English dictionary
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