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  • n. Plural form of brassart.

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Examples

  • Tattoo Thus, I saw two shillings of state for the warden and sea-shy main-top-sail of the caisson, lake-deposits of silver (real Tattoo or brassarts, indeed, for these city-grandees) reorganised in woolstapl

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  • Then he rose up, and with hands that trembled in his eagerness, he put on my brassarts and shoulder-plates, whilst I, myself, drew on my gauntlets.

    The Shame of Motley: being the memoir of certain transactions in the life of Lazzaro Biancomonte, of Biancomonte, sometime fool of the court of Pesaro

  • The life of Petrograd is much as it was to outward appearances except that the new republican soldiers are now policing the streets, occasional citizens are wearing brassarts showing they are deputies of some sort or members of law-and-order committees, and there is a certain joyous freedom in the walk of every one.

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  • Then three spare cords should be carried for each bow, with a great store of arrow-heads, besides the brigandines of chain mail, the wadded steel caps, and the brassarts or arm - guards, which were the proper equipment of the archer.

    The White Company

  • Then three spare cords should be carried for each bow, with a great store of arrow-heads, besides the brigandines of chain mail, the wadded steel caps, and the brassarts or arm-guards, which were the proper equipment of the archer.

    The White Company

  • Over a coat of mail, with cuishes and brassarts, he wore an ample pair of red trousers, fastened round his ankles by broad rings of gilt brass.

    The Wandering Jew — Volume 08

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