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armband

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noun arm·band \ˈärm-ˌband\

Simple Definition of armband

  • : a band worn around the arm; especially : one that is worn around the upper part of a sleeve to show who you are or to show that you are in mourning

Full Definition of armband

  1. :  a band worn around the arm; especially :  a band worn around the arm for identification or in mourning

1797

First Known Use of armband

1797


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