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alteration (influenced by Middle French garde-bras) of Middle English garbrasse, modification of Middle French garde-bras, from garder to guard + bras arm, from Latin brachium
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“Gardebras.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gardebras. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.
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