Definition of Rerebraces

1. Noun. (plural of rerebrace) ¹



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Definition of Rerebraces

1. rerebrace [n] - See also: rerebrace

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rerebraces

rerapes
reraping
rerate
rerated
rerates
rerating
rerattle
rere
reread
rereader
rereaders
rereading
rereadings
rereads
rerebrace
rerebraces (current term)
rerecommended
rerecord
rerecordable
rerecorded
rerecording
rerecordings
rerecords
reredemain
reredos
reredoses
rerefer
rereferral
rereferrals
rereferred

Literary usage of Rerebraces

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1858)
"with rerebraces of banded-mail (woodcut, No. 5, vol. cciv. p. 465); plate rerebraces, with the fore-arm of ..."

2. Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe: From the Iron Period of the Northern by John Hewitt (1860)
"59) ; vambraces of plate, with rerebraces of banded-mail (woodcut, No. 5); plate rerebraces, with the fore-arm of ..."

3. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1883)
"... or rerebraces ; the elbows are protected by coudes,—armour so called ; the lower arms are encased within vambraces. Both the rere and vambraces are ..."

4. Bas-reliefs from the Temple of Rameses I at Abydos by Herbert Eustis Winlock (1921)
"89.150.56); several sixteenth-century rerebraces show similar construction. ... rerebraces, including the extra interior lames articulated by six vertical ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... naval sitters in the breastplates and pauldrons, vambraces and rerebraces of an earlier age. Ancient wills and inventories, save those of great folk or ..."

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