from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incased in armor: said of an arm, especially when used in heraldry as a bearing. Also unbraced.


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  • She smiled as Joscelin saluted her with his Cassiline bow, vambraced arms crossed before him.

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  • Joscelin put up his daggers and gave a cross-vambraced bow.

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  • He had padding wrapped about his vambraced forearm, a peregrine’s talons biting deep into the leather as one of the Head Falconer’s apprentices instructed him.

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