French brassard, from Middle French brassal, from Old Italian bracciale, from braccio arm, from Latin bracchium — more at brace entry 2
1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Brassard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brassard. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.
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