Archery a leather guard worn on the arm holding the bow, for protection against the bowstring
Origin of bracerMiddle English from Old French brasseure from bras, arm from Classical Latin brachium: see brace
- a person or thing that braces
- Slang a drink of alcoholic liquor
- One that braces, especially one that supports or holds something steady.
- Informal A stimulating drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
A guard worn on the forearm by archers and fencers.
Origin of bracerMiddle English probably from Anglo-Norman from Old French braceure from bras arm from Latin brācchium ; see brace .