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forearm

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Forearm

EtymologyEdit

From fore- +‎ arm. Compare Dutch voorarm (forearm), Danish forarm (forearm), Swedish förarm (forearm), German Vorderarm (forearm).

NounEdit

forearm (plural forearms)

  1. The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.
  2. (firearms) A section of the weapon between the receiver and the muzzle, used to hold the firearm steady.

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VerbEdit

forearm (third-person singular simple present forearms, present participle forearming, simple past and past participle forearmed)

  1. To arm in preparation.

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