writing arm

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Noun1.writing arm - an arm of a tablet-armed chair; widened to provide a writing surface
arm - the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person
tablet-armed chair - a chair with an arm that has been widened for writing
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We repeated this procedure for the respondent's hand and arm (again referring to the writing arm).
She cited one example of a student with a disabled writing arm who had managed to complete her studies but was denied permission for extra time to complete her exam despite her condition, preventing her from obtaining her degree.
Catherine Pringle, 18, who four months ago broke her collarbone playing rugby and put her writing arm out of action, still managed four A-grade passes.