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 (brə-särd′, brăs′ärd′)
1. A band or badge worn around the upper arm.
2. also bras·sart (brə-särt′, brăs′ärt′) A piece of armor covering the arm, especially from elbow to shoulder.

[French, from Old French bras, arm, from Latin brācchium; see brachium.]
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If such a thing happened, I tell you that the man shall hang, though he were the best archer that ever wore brassart."
He notes the founder of Le Cordon Bleu also valued not only excellence and empowerment but also charity as she in fact left Le Cordon Bleu to an orphanage when she died in the 1930s (the school was later bought by another woman, Elisabeth Brassart.)
Maellyse Brassart also qualified to the final on Balance Beam.
Du point de vue de la didactique de l'ecriture, Ballenghien, Ruellan, Brassart et Reuter (1994) mentionnent l'apport des pairs dans la pratique de l'evaluation des textes, sous-composante de la revision.
(12.) Oudart JB, Doue M, Vautrin A, Brassart B, Sellier C, Dupont-Deshorgue A, et al.
In addition, his education at the E'cole Brassart in Tours afforded hime the opportunity to study the drawings and paintings of old and new masters.
Aires, V.; Brassart, B.; Carlier, A.; Scagliarini, A.; Mandard, S.; Limagne, E.; Solary, E.; Martiny, L.; Tarpin, M.
94), and through a polyphonic motet by Johannes Brassart in honor of the accomplishments of Bishop Notger, a tenth-century bishop who changed the face of the city through various projects.
En este sentido, y aunque los trabajos de indole psicologica advierten que los ninos pequenos no son capaces de construir textos argumentativos (Brassart, 1995; Coirier & Golder, 1993; Sanchez y Alvarez, 2001), se ha observado que ya desde los 4 anos pueden sostener con ciertos argumentos una posicion en funcion de sus necesidades (Golder, 1996).
(6.) Escobar Sanz-Dranguet P, Marquez Dorsch FJ, Sanabria Brassart J, et al.
(4.) Salminen S, von Wright A, Morelli L, Marteau P, Brassart D, de Vos WM, et al.