lay down one's arms

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Definition of lay down one's arms

: to put down one's weapons and stop fighting The soldiers refused to lay down their arms.

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“Lay down one's arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20down%20one%27s%20arms. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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