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- n. A protective cover for the arm.
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- n. a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
Along with the scent-inhibiting features, you get a safety-harness slit, a built-in adjustable armguard, and plenty of pockets.
But if I wanted, I could get gloves, a sight, maintenance tools, an armguard, a quiver, spare strings, a silencer—and more besides.
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.
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.