armed to the teeth

idiom

: carrying many weapons
The police were armed to the teeth.

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“Armed to the teeth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armed%20to%20the%20teeth. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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