bracer


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brac·er 1

 (brā′sər)
n.
1. One that braces, especially one that supports or holds something steady.
2. Informal A stimulating drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.

bra·cer 2

 (brā′sər)
n.
A guard worn on the forearm by archers and fencers.

[Middle English, probably from Anglo-Norman, from Old French braceure, from bras, arm, from Latin brācchium; see brace.]

bracer

(ˈbreɪsə)
n
1. a person or thing that braces
2. informal a tonic, esp an alcoholic drink taken as a tonic

bracer

(ˈbreɪsə)
n
(Archery) archery fencing a leather guard worn to protect the arm
[C14: from Old French braciere, from braz arm, from Latin bracchium arm]

brac•er1

(ˈbreɪ sər)

n.
1. a stimulating drink, esp. one of liquor.
2. a person or thing that braces, binds, or makes firm.
[1570–80]

brac•er2

(ˈbreɪ sər)

n.
an archer's protective band worn on the wrist of the bow hand.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French braceure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bracer - a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sportsbracer - a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
2.bracer - a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
restorative, tonic - a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

bracer

noun
Informal. A medicine that restores or increases vigor:
Informal: pick-me-up.
Translations

bracer

n
(inf: = drink) → kleine Stärkung, Schnäpschen nt
(Sport) → Armschutz m
References in classic literature ?
What I needed was a pick-me-up, a bracer. Trust John Barleycorn, once he has broken down a man's defences!
Every string well locked.' There, with that jingle in his head, a bracer on his left hand, a shooting glove on his right, and a farthing's-worth of wax in his girdle, what more doth a bowman need?"
The shin guards and left bracer were crafted in the same way, painted in black and covered in gold Rub-n-Buff to look like aged metal, while the right bracer was a plain sheet of craft foam, sanded and distressed with a rotary tool, its designs sculpted from Thibra.
I once conducted a dig at a medieval site in the Vale where one of the large post pits also produced a highly polished jadeite (from a site in the Alps!) so-called 'wrist bracer' for possible use by archers.
Any one who gets excited hearing machine names like Gipsy Avenger, Obsidian Fury, Saber Athena, Guardian Bravo, Bracer Phoenix and Titan Redeemer is automatically the audience for 'Uprising.'
Goals from Butcher, Currie, Hicks, Bracer and Morgan helped Botanic to a 5-1 win at Fantail while Roby College drew 2-2 with City of Liverpool Reserves and FC Pilchy won both games in the double-header against Red Rum 4-0 and 5-0 respectively (Cairns 3, Carney 3, Brown 2 and Taylor).
Los oficios descritos dentro de la categoria de los campesinos fueron los siguientes: pages, pastor, hortola y bracer., donde el mas mencionado fue el primero, siguiendole asi en orden de mayor a menor.
Midday is the Mint Julep, 2pm the Classic Champagne Cocktail, 5pm the Carolina Plantation Bracer, 6pm The Colonial Cooler, 7.30pm The Americano, 9pm the Martini and The Sazerac brings a rather boozy day to a close at midnight.
Finally, BRACER is distributed and incurs low computational and communication complexity.
Mayra Bracer, Glen Hansen, Edward Sabin, Hannah Carrady
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One man was buried with a decorated leather bridle, a wooden horse bit, a battle-ax and a leather bracer for arm protection.