arm in arm

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*arm in arm

Fig. [of persons] linked or hooked together by the arms. (*Typically: go ~; Stroll ~; walk ~.) The two lovers walked arm in arm down the street. They skated arm in arm around the rink.
See also: arm

arm in arm

With one person's arm linked around another's; also, closely allied or intimate, as in Both couples walked arm in arm around the grounds of the estate, and This candidate is arm in arm with the party's liberal wing. The literal expression dates from the late 1300s, when Chaucer so used it: "They went arm in arm together into the garden" ( Troilus and Cressida). The figurative usage dates from about 1600. Also see hand in hand.
See also: arm

arm in arm

With arms linked together: They walked across the beach arm in arm.
See also: arm
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THE Queen and Prince Philip stroll arm in arm for their diamond wedding anniversary photograph - recreating the pose they struck after their marriage 60 years earlier.