re rebrace

rerebrace

[reer-breys]
noun Armor.
a piece of plate armor for the upper arm; an upper cannon. Compare vambrace ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English, equivalent to rere- (< Middle French rere, riere behind, backward < Latin retrō- retro-) + brace

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rerebrace

noun
cannon that provides plate armor for the upper arm 
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