enarme

noun en·arme \"\

Definition of enarme

plural

-s

  1. :  the strap or the set of straps by which a shield was held on the arm —usually used in plural

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Origin and Etymology of enarme

obsolete French, from Old French, from enarmer to provide (a shield) with straps through which an arm may be passed, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin inarmare, from Latin in + (assumed) Vulgar Latin -armare (from Latin armus shoulder) — more at in, arm


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