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http://1828.mshaffer.com/d/search/word,arms

Noah lived from 1758 – 1843. He took up Arms in the War for Independence. Lived through the War of 1812. He knew what this was all about.

Part of the reason he wrote his Dictionary of the American English Language was a concern that the true meanings of words not be sophisticated by legalese.

Although he was a Federalist and against the Bill of Rights, his dictionary is absolutely necessary to understand them. Who needs a Supreme Court to "interpret" the Constitution when you have the original language dictionary at hand ?

The Constitution is a Trust : http://www.The-Legacy.Info