reverse arms

noun

Definition of reverse arms

: a position of a soldier in which a rifle is held between the right elbow and the body at an angle of 45 degrees with the barrel downward and the muzzle down and to the rear

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“Reverse arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reverse%20arms. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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