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  • n. Plural form of vambrace.


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  • A tunic sewn with iron rings draped his chest, and there was leather enough in it to armor two normal soldiers, with remainder enough for vambraces and greaves.

    HEIR TO THE THRONE • by Robert J Santa

  • On top he wore a green linen jerkin over a pale silk shirt, with black vambraces to his elbows.


  • The hardware is ­extraordinary, but what makes the show remarkable are the portraits of monarchs and ­nobles clad in the exhibition's burgonets, gorgets, pauldrons, vambraces and gauntlets.

    Armor as Wearable Sculpture

  • The elbow joints were fretted like fish fins; the vambraces had pastoral scenes running up them.

    Orphans of Chaos

  • The problem is this stuff ain't exactly a flat surface to wrok with, so in the effort to an even coat, I picked up the vambraces hoping my aim would be good...

    Getting Rusty...

  • I started painting up the armor I recently purchased from Dark Victory -- this case being a pair of vambraces and demi-gauntlets.

    Getting Rusty...

  • He was unarmed, his daggers and sword and vambraces rolled into a length of oilskin which I settled between my feet.

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  • With daggers against a sword, vambraces against armor, Jos­celin toyed with his Tatar opponent, moving with grace through the elaborate Cassiline forms.

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  • “I will wait,” Joscelin said to me, making a formal Cassiline bow, his hands clenched into fists beneath the steel mesh gauntlets of his vambraces.

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  • Joscelin released my wrist and bowed, crossing his vambraces.

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