an insignia, badge, slogan, or the like sewn on the sleeve of a uniform shirt or jacket or affixed to an armband to indicate one’s affiliation, sponsorship, rank, etc.
the hollow under the at the shoulder; axilla. Contemporary Examples Or a select few can boost their grades by braiding their armpit hair and fighting the patriarchy. Meet the Professor of Hairy Studies Lizzie Crocker July 8, 2014 Bryant was famous for standing with his arms crossed, and a bullet had struck his armpit and […]
a projecting, often padded support for the forearm, as at the side of a chair or sofa or between seats in a theater, car, or airplane. Contemporary Examples Edwards always liked the armrest up in the car when he got in so he could move around in the backseat. Andrew Young’s Revenge Tina Brown January […]
- Armstand dive
a dive starting from a handstand at the end of a springboard or a platform with the diver’s back to the water.
(Daniel) Louis (“Satchmo”) 1900–71, U.S. jazz trumpeter and bandleader. Edwin Howard, 1890–1954, U.S. electrical engineer and inventor: developed frequency modulation. Henry (Henry Jackson) 1912–88, U.S. boxer: world featherweight champion 1937–38; world lightweight champion 1938–39; world welterweight champion 1938–40. Lance, born 1971, U.S. cyclist with seven consecutive victories (1999–2005) in the Tour-de-France. Neil A. 1930–2012, U.S. […]