1

bracer

noun bra·cer \ ˈbrā-sər \

Definition of bracer

: an arm or wrist protector especially for use by an archer

Origin and Etymology of bracer

Middle English, from Anglo-French *bracer, from braz arm, from Latin bracchium


2

bracer

noun brac·er \ ˈbrā-sər \

Definition of bracer

1 : one that braces, binds, or makes firm
2 : a drink (as of liquor) taken as a stimulant

First Known Use of bracer

1579

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Learn More about bracer


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bracer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a figure representing a hated person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a-closeup-of-a-sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!