wrist pad

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wrist pad protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football players
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Usage

In literature:

THUMBSTALLS, of buckskin, with hair-stuffed pad, and thongs for the wrist.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
Something like a smooth, heavy pad of rubber closed around her right wrist and tightened terribly.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
Note splint extending from wrist to tip of finger; also manner of applying adhesive plaster strips and pad in palm.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
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In news:

Next time Jason Donald takes the field, he jokingly said he might be wearing football forearm pads from the wrist to the elbow.
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