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mainbrace

/ˈmeɪnˌbreɪs/
noun
1.
(nautical) a brace attached to the main yard
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  • We did not forget Empire Day and duly "spliced the mainbrace."

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • The late owner, Mr. mainbrace, was a great friend of my family.

    Golden Stories Various
  • I suppose,” said I, “by your talking of splicing the mainbrace that you are a sailor.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • This is —, your honour; and here, if your honour p. 577will accept a glass of whiskey we will splice the mainbrace together.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • An after mainbrace aboard the schooner was shot away, and it made her head incline a little more towards us.

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