Definition of Brassart

1. n. Armor for the arm; -- generally used for the whole arm from the shoulder to the wrist, and consisting, in the 15th and 16th centuries, of many parts.

Definition of Brassart

1. Noun. (alternative form of brassard) ¹

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Definition of Brassart

1. brassard [n -S] - See also: brassard

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Literary usage of Brassart

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1. Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society by Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.), Buffalo Historical Society (1879)
"... them to be opposed to his enterprises, and inclined to influence the Indians against him. The council was informed, through brassart, the interpreter, ..."

2. Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, H. Tetu, Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"... se serait transporté chez le nommé Jean brassart, premier bedeau, qu'il aurait sommé d'aller à l'église pour y sonner les cloches, à l'occasion de la ..."

3. Putnam's & the Reader (1909)
"The name of this man was August brassart, and he was a silversmith in Paris when Daguerre ... How old brassart was at the time of his death I do not know, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"Same as brassart. brassart.—In plate armor, a jointed plate of steel which protected the upper part of the arm, from the elbow to the shoulder. ..."

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