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main brace

noun, Nautical
1.
a brace leading to a main yard.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90
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  • Our tow-line was neatly coiled to the main brace, and only our baggage was in the landau.
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splice the main brace


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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