Definitions

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  • n. A protective cover for the arm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports

Etymologies

arm +‎ guard (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Along with the scent-inhibiting features, you get a safety-harness slit, a built-in adjustable armguard, and plenty of pockets.

    Using a Bow Doesn't Have to Mean Breaking the Bank

  • But if I wanted, I could get gloves, a sight, maintenance tools, an armguard, a quiver, spare strings, a silencer—and more besides.

    That's Entertainment

  • Pakistan keeper Kamran Akmal (who's wearing an armguard to keep wicket, I hadn't noticed that) gets a quick massage between overs from the physio, before Trott guides a three off his legs, it would have been four if not for some nifty work on the boundary by Mohammad Amir.

    BBC News - Home

  • Replays show the ball appeared to flick either the glove or the armguard - but also that Prior couldn't hold on to the ball as he took it above his head and put the chance down.

    BBC - Ouch

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