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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A band worn around the upper arm, often as identification or as a symbol of mourning or protest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A band worn around the arm usually to symbolize protest or mourning.
  • n. An inflatable band worn round the arms to keep afloat in water

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a band worn around arm as identification or to indicate mourning.
  • n. a band worn around the upper arm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A piece of crooked iron attached to a rail or to a stone block fixed against the walls in barrack-rooms, to retain the soldiers' muskets when not in use.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a band worn around the arm for decoration
  • n. a band worn around the upper arm
  • n. worn around arm as identification or to indicate mourning

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