Definitions for vambraceˈvæm breɪs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
armor for the forearm.
Origin of vambrace:
1300–50; ME va(u)mbras < AF (a)vantbras=avant- fore- (see avaunt ) +bras arm (see brace )
vambrace, lower cannon(noun)
cannon of plate armor protecting the forearm
The piece of armor designed to protect the arm from the elbow to the wrist.
The pieces of armor protecting the arm from the shoulder to the wrist. Not in common use in this sense, most scholars preferring the narrower definition, of armor for the lower arm.
the piece designed to protect the arm from the elbow to the wrist