upper arm


noun

the part of the arm between the shoulder and the elbow.

Origin of upper arm

First recorded in 1875–80
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Historical Examples of upper arm

  • The amulet is fastened upon the head or tied around the upper-arm or worn on the breast, with a string around the neck.

    Our Moslem Sisters

    Annie Van Sommer