Definition of muniment :
1. A record; the evidences or writings whereby a man is enabled to defend the title to his estate; title deeds and papers.
2. That which supports or defends; stronghold; place or means of defense; munition; assistance.
3. The act of supporting or defending.
- Greene still lay at the Round O, where he secured the rice and other provisions from the enemy, by sending out patroles of cavalry as far as Dorchester: but he had not yet received a supply of ammunition for his infantry, and Marion was also without that indispensible muniment of war. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
- They are at this moment in the muniment room of the tower of Mowbray Castle. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol III", Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds..
- But though part of Merton, certainly the chapel tower as we have seen, the odd muniment- room with the steep stone roof, and, perhaps, the Library, existed; though New was built; and though Balliol and University owned some halls, on, or near, the site of the present colleges, Oxford was still an university of poor scholars, who lived in town's- people's dwellings. - "Oxford", Lang, Andrew.