also side-arms, 1760, from(adj.) + plural of (n.2).
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The officers were allowed to retain their sidearms, and the men to return to their homes.
G. A. Henty
The French soldiers rapped them back with the scabbard of their sidearms.
Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
Let them man my gig, the crew taking their sidearms with them.
The Bavarians had collected their rifles and sidearms, and were going out sullenly.
Meanwhile these gentlemen had come on deck unarmed, without even their sidearms.