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forearm (plural forearms)
- The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
- (firearms) A section of the weapon between the receiver and the muzzle, used to hold the firearm steady.
part of the arm
- (transitive, sometimes figuratively) To arm in preparation.
2013, Peter Marris, Widows and Their Families, page 20:
- But in so far as they were able to forearm themselves against the anxieties of bereavement, the loss may have been that much easier to face.