from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In plate-armor, the partial covering of the arm, usually worn over the sleeve of the hauberk; especially, that covering the upper arm at the back, as distinguished from the vambrace, which covered the arm below the elbow. Also demigardebras.
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