Definition of Brassard

1. Noun. Armor plate that protects the arm.


Definition of Brassard

1. Noun. An insignia or band worn around the upper arm. ¹

2. Noun. An armor plate that protects the arm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brassard

1. an insignia [n -S] - See also: insignia

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Literary usage of Brassard

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1854)
""We now come to the brassard family, quarters on the west side of the parade. ... Eleanor brassard, 7 years of age, was taken with severe fever, ..."

2. Under the Red Cross Flag at Home and Abroad by Mabel Thorp. Boardman (1915)
"THE WEARERS OF THE brassard. LIFE ON BOARD. THE QUESTIONING SEARCHLIGHT. ARRIVAL AT FAL- MOUTH. FUNDS AND SUPPLIES. IN the southeastern part of Europe lies ..."

3. The Lower Canada Jurist: Collection de Décisions Du Bas Canada by Strachan Bethune, John Sprott Archibald, William Hey, John Stuart Buchan (1872)
"Girouard, attorney for petitioners . brassard, attorney for defendant. Jamet Armstrong, QC, Crown Prosecutor. Petitioner discharged. ..."

4. The Shoe and Canoe: Or Pictures of Travel in the Canadas ; with Facts and by John Jeremiah Bigsby (1850)
"Steam Voyage to Kamouraska—Company on board—Anecdotes— Migrating Spiders—Kamouraska—Cross to Malbay in an open Boat—The brassard Family—Malbay—Carious ..."

5. The shoe and canoe; or, Pictures of travel in the Canadas by John Jeremiah Bigsby (1850)
"Steam Voyage to Kamouraska—Company on board—Anecdotes— Migrating Spiders—Kamouraska—Cross to Malbay in an open Boat—The brassard Family—Malbay—Curious ..."

6. The Chronology of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: Comprehending by Henry Boyle (1826)
"M. brassard, a country surgeon in France, discovered that a species of the fungous substance found upon ..."

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