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  • The junior race was won in thirty-five seconds, and this curious day's sport was ended by a course de consolation, which was carried off in thirty-three seconds by M. Mausire, but whether he was a cuissard or a jambard was not stated.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • M. Roullin, whose thigh, in consequence of an accident, was amputated in 1887, succeeded in traversing the course in the remarkable time of thirty seconds (about 219 yards); whereas M. Florrant, the speediest jambard, required thirty-six seconds to run the same distance; and was, moreover, defeated by two other cuissards besides the champion.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The junior race was won in thirty-five seconds, and this curious day's sport was ended by a course de consolation, which was carried off in thirty-three seconds by M. M.usire, but whether he was a cuissard or a jambard was not stated.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • (about 219 yards); whereas M. Florrant, the speediest jambard, required thirty-six seconds to run the same distance; and was, moreover, defeated by two other cuissards besides the champion.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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  • (heraldry) greaves/jambard: Plate pieces to protect the lower leg, usually in front, then later in back as well.

    via Glossary of Heraldic Terms.

    May 5, 2011