Vambrace meaning

vămbrās
A piece of armor used to protect the forearm.
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The piece of armor designed to protect the arm from the elbow to the wrist.
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The pieces of armor protecting the arm from the shoulder to the wrist. Not in common use in this sense, most scholars preferring the narrower definition, of armor for the lower arm.
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Origin of vambrace

  • Middle English vambras from Anglo-Norman vauntbras vaunt (variant of Old French avaunt before vanguard) bras arm bracer2

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