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dead arm

noun
  1. informal temporary loss of sensation in the arm, caused by a blow to a muscle
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  • The applications of bordeaux mixture recommended for black-rot are valuable in preventing the dead-arm disease.

    Manual of American Grape-Growing

    U. P. Hedrick