- armor for the arm from elbow to shoulderalso brassart
- an armband with a distinctive design that identifies the wearer in some way
Origin: French ; from bras, an arm
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- A band or badge worn around the upper arm.
- also bras·sart A piece of armor covering the arm, especially from elbow to shoulder.
Origin: French, from Old French bras, arm, from Latin brācchium; see brachium.