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armory
used in The Glass Castle

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Definition
a building where military equipment is stored

or (more rarely):  all the weapons and equipment that a country has; or all the resources available to deal with an opponent
  • The neighborhood did have lots of kids—Maureen had real friends for the first time—and we all tended to hang out at the National Guard armory at the foot of the hill.
    p. 159.1
  • Most of the girls my age spent their afternoons sitting on the brick wall surrounding the armory, combing their hair and touching up their lip gloss and pretending to get all indignant but secretly loving it if a crewcut reservist wolf-whistled at them.
    p. 159.2
  • It started one day when I was playing with some other kids on the tank parked next to the armory.
    p. 165.3

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