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forearm2

[fawr-ahrm, fohr-] /fɔrˈɑrm, foʊr-/
verb (used with object)
1.
to prepare in advance or beforehand, especially for difficulties.
Origin of forearm2
1585-1595
1585-95; fore- + arm2
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forearm1

/ˈfɔːrˌɑːm/
noun
1.
the part of the arm from the elbow to the wrist related adjectives cubital radial
Word Origin
C18: from fore- + arm1

forearm2

/fɔːrˈɑːm/
verb
1.
(transitive) to prepare or arm (someone, esp oneself) in advance
Word Origin
C16: from fore- + arm²
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Word Origin and History for forearmed

forearm

n.

1741, from fore- + arm (n.1).

v.

1590s, from fore- + arm (v.) "take up weapons." Related: Forearmed; forearming.

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forearmed in Medicine

forearm fore·arm (fôr'ärm')
n.
The part of the arm between the wrist and the elbow.

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