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What is "Brassard" - Definition & Explanation

Brassard a cloth band worn around the upper arm usually bearing an identifying mark.
A brassard is a roughly triangular piece of fabric designed to be worn around the upper arm, held in place by a shoulder strap on the clothing underneath. It is used as an item of military uniform to which badges of rank (or other insignia) may be attached, instead of to the actual clothing.

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