plural -s
: the strap or the set of straps by which a shield was held on the arm
usually used in plural

Word History


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)

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“Enarme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enarme. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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