• WordNet 3.6
    • n armband a band worn around the upper arm
    • n armband worn around arm as identification or to indicate mourning
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n armband A piece of crooked iron attached to a rail or to a stone block fixed against the walls in barrack-rooms, to retain the soldiers' muskets when not in use.
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In literature:

We purchased from the old squaw, for armbands and rings, a few wappatoo-roots, on which we subsisted.
"First Across the Continent" by Noah Brooks
But I'll take a chance, and if the worst happens, Mr. Robert, see that Piddie wears a black armband for me.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
And that all he had to wear different from usual was an armband.
"Jerry's Charge Account" by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
But my heart thrills as the white armband with its red cross comes out sharp and distinct in the picture.
"The Fight for the Argonne" by William Benjamin West

In news:

But Henry wore an armband in the last two home games to honor the MetroStars, the team that Red Bull bought and controversially rebranded back in 2006.
Geschenken: Voor haar: Villa Paloma smalle armband in 18 karaat goud, medium.
Vancouver Whitecaps' depth to be tested vs Dallas as Barry Robson straps on captain's armband .
Reebok-designed armband for iPhone is included.
Thursday's tabloid carries photos of Prince Harry wearing a khaki uniform with a swastika armband.
Geschenken: Voor haar: Villa Paloma smalle armband in 18 karaat goud , medium.
Zero Waste Humboldt volunteers from Arcata High School's Green Club donned their green armbands at the North Country Fair.
Wayne Rooney will wear the captain's armband when England lines up to face San Marino at Wembley later today.
Frank Lampard will miss England's World Cup qualifier against San Marino on Friday after failing to shrug off a knee injury, depriving him of the captain's armband for the match.
This week, black armbands are being worn all over England's capital city.
Just Let Me Teach' armbands taking off.
Anyone, of any age, can purchase an armband for $15.
Armbands are on sale for this year's Carnival and Midway sponsored by Scott Manufacturing.
Armbands can be purchased at any of these locations for $7.00 in advance and &10.00 the night of the Crawl.
Tuneband for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, Grantwood Technology's Armband, Silicone Skin, and Front and Back Screen Protector, Black.