forearm

Part of speech: verb

To arm beforehand.

Part of speech: noun

The part of the arm that is between the elbow and the wrist.

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Usage examples "forearm":

  1. The sub- prefect presented me, as a relic, a bone- the front part of a forearm. - "A Journey Through France in War Time", Joseph G. Butler, Jr..
  2. Accidentally the valet's hand pressed against the other's sleeve and he received a shock, for the forearm was clearly an artificial one. - "The Clue of the Twisted Candle", Edgar Wallace.
  3. An idea occurred to him, and with a silent jerk of his forearm he threw it to the other end of the room. - "With Haig on the Somme", D. H. Parry.