noun vam·brace \ˈvamˌbrās\

Definition of vambrace

  1. :  a piece of medieval armor designed to protect the forearm

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Origin and Etymology of vambrace

Middle English vambras, vambrace, from Anglo-French vauntbras, from vaunt- fore- (from Old French avant-) + bras arm (from Old French) — more at vanguard, bracelet

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