Bracer meaning

brāsər
One that braces, especially one that supports or holds something steady.
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A guard worn on the forearm by archers and fencers.
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(archery) A leather guard worn on the arm holding the bow, for protection against the bowstring.
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A person or thing that braces.
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(slang) A drink of alcoholic liquor.
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That which braces, binds, or makes firm; a band or bandage.
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(archery) A covering to protect the arm of the bowman from the vibration of the string.
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Armor for the forearm; a brassart.
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A medicine, as an astringent or a tonic, which gives tension or tone to any part of the body.
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(informal) A stimulating drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
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Origin of bracer

  • Middle English probably from Anglo-Norman from Old French braceure from bras arm from Latin brācchium brace

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition