1) COMB in ADJ-GRADED -armed is used with adjectives to indicate what kind of arms someone has.
...plump-armed women in cotton dresses.2) COMB in ADJ-GRADED -armed is used with adjectives such as `nuclear' and nouns such as `missile' to form adjectives that indicate what kind of weapons an army or person has.
The government is not willing to forsake its status as a nuclear-armed power.3) → See also armed
English dictionary. 2008.