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What does Arms mean in pub names?


Pub names that end with Arms, like the Blacksmith Arms. What is the meaning of the word Arms in the name?


** Definitive **
Name: David, New Malden
Qualification: I drink in pubs
Answer: It's to do with Coats of Arms. For a tradesman's arms pub, it would be about the guild in question.

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