A place where arms are kept
a Civil War exhibition at the old armory
An armoury for small arms. Chiefly as the name of an armoury within the Tower of London.
The controller of the supply, storage, and issue of armour to the British sovereign's troops (the title survived until 1671, when it was subsumed into that of Master General of the Ordnance; it was revived in 1935 as an honorary title for the curator of the Armouries).