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- n. armour for the upper part of the arm
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Armor for the upper part of the arm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The armor of the upper arm from the shoulder to the elbow-joint, especially when it is of steel or leather worn over the sleeve of the hauberk, or replacing it by inclosing the arm in a complete cylinder. Also arrièrebras.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. cannon that provides plate armor for the upper arm
I then went to work on his arms, affixing the pauldron, the rerebrace and couter.
The Frenchman, whirling up his sword, showed for an instant a chink betwixt his shoulder piece and the rerebrace which guarded his upper arm.
a chink betwixt his shoulder piece and the rerebrace which guarded his upper arm.