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- n. Alternative form of brassard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Armor for the arm; -- generally used for the whole arm from the shoulder to the wrist, and consisting, in the 15th and 16th centuries, of many parts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the armor of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, that part which covered the arm, superseding the vambrace, bracelet, rerebrace, etc.
- n. A band of any material worn about the arm above the elbow.
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