Brassard meaning

brə-särd', brăs'ärd'
A band or badge worn around the upper arm.
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A piece of armor covering the arm, especially from elbow to shoulder.
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Armor for the arm from elbow to shoulder.
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An armband with a distinctive design that identifies the wearer in some way.
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(historical) An armor plate that protects the arm.
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An insignia or band worn around the upper arm.
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Origin of brassard

  • French from Old French bras arm from Latin brācchium brachium
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French brassard, from bras (“arm”).
    From Wiktionary