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 ?
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?
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