|1.||[ noun ] (arms) any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting|
"he was licensed to carry a weapon"
|Related terms:||instrument weaponry gun sword knife projectile spear brass_knucks bow slasher sling nuclear_weapon pike flamethrower fire_ship tomahawk bow_and_arrow stun_baton w.m.d. Greek_fire weaponry|
|2.||[ noun ] a means of persuading or arguing|
"he used all his conversational weapons"