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brassard  n.  An armor plate that protects the arm.

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"Brassard" Quotes from Famous Books

... cheering began to spread all along the line. In the enthusiasm of the moment the majority did not notice that the car was not flying the royal standard, and even when an officer, with the pink and white brassard of an Army Corps Staff, jumped out of the car and began to shout hasty instructions few realized their mistake and his words were carried away down the tempestuous wind that raged at the time. Then the officer hurried here and there calling out that the king had met with an accident ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8) • Francis J. (Francis Joseph) Reynolds, Allen L. (Allen Leon)

... he had a little cottage at Ramstairs, on the Kentish coast. Every morning he would travel up to the City, and every evening he would return to Ramstairs, not to the carpet slippers and the comforts of home, but to the brassard and the rigorous ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Apr 2, 1919 • Various

Words linked to "Brassard" :   body armor, armor plate, suit of armour, suit of armor, armor plating, armour plate, coat of mail, plate armour, cataphract

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