Arm band


a fabric band worn around the upper arm as a badge or symbol; brassard.

1790–1800; arm1 + band2 Unabridged
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armband (ˈɑːmˌbænd)
1.  a band of material worn round the arm, such as one bearing an identifying mark, etc, or a black one indicating mourning
2.  an inflatable buoyancy aid, worn on the upper arm of a person learning to swim
3.  an elasticated band worn round the upper arm to keep the shirtsleeve in place

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