Definition of "brassard" []

  • A band or badge worn around the upper arm. (noun)
  • A piece of armor covering the arm, especially from elbow to shoulder. (noun)

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Use "brassard" in a sentence
  • "A month ago he would have had doubts about the meaning of "brassard"; now it seemed to be the very keyword for national organisation."
  • "An MP had left his black-and-white brassard; next to the brassard, a member of the Third Infantry had propped his buff strap and Old Guard cockade."
  • "Please let me know what you think, thanks theresa brassard"