Definition of Rerebrace

1. Noun. Cannon that provides plate armor for the upper arm.

Exact synonyms: Upper Cannon
Group relationships: Body Armor, Body Armour, Cataphract, Coat Of Mail, Suit Of Armor, Suit Of Armour
Generic synonyms: Cannon



Definition of Rerebrace

1. n. Armor for the upper part of the arm.

Definition of Rerebrace

1. Noun. (historical) armour for the upper part of the arm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rerebrace

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rerebrace

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reread
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rereaders
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rerebrace (current term)
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rereferrals

Literary usage of Rerebrace

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1. Bas-reliefs from the Temple of Rameses I at Abydos by Herbert Eustis Winlock (1921)
"... and Lindi Hook Construction of Turning rerebrace, Showing Wide and Narrow Articulating Straps Detail of Lower Edge of Reinforcing Breastplate. ..."

2. Some Remarks on the Early Use of Carriages in England by James Heywood Markland, Thomas Amyot (1824)
"The rerebrace, or arriere-bras, covered the remaining part of the arm to the shoulder. When this was first invented in the reign of Edward II. it was merely ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"(A.-S.) rerebrace. Armour for the back of the arm. (.-t.-N.) RE RE-BANKET. A second course of sweets or desserts after dinner. Palsgrave. ..."

4. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"The Frenchman, whirling up his sword, showed for an instant a chink betwixt his shoulder-piece and the rerebrace which guarded his upper arm. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Then appear disc-plates on the shoulders and elbows. A rerebrace plate protection for the upper-arm is strapped over the mail; the coude, ..."

6. The Connoisseur by Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, Mr Town, George Lyttelton Lyttelton (1902)
"... is a strong lance rest, with a queue, or tail, nearly a foot long, which supports the lance, and is stamped with the engraver's mark. The rerebrace and ..."

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