And, brace yourselves: there's more Kardashian fashion on the way.
LVMH Has Big Plans for Marc Jacobs: brace yourself Michael Kors!
brace yourself, friends, for the new hate-and-snicker-fest on the right about the Obamacare numbers.
Maybe - brace, brace - she'll even be back for a second season.
If you thought it couldn't get any crazier than a dog shooting their owner by kicking the man's gun, brace yourself.
At the first step she took, Mrs. brace put a hand on her arm.
What could we do with a couple more deer and a brace of wild hogs?
It may brace Cecilia, but it will be too cold for me, I'm sure.
The matter must be led up to in some way; to brace in cold blood was impossible.
And if she would marry him, her influence would make him take the brace all his friends had urged upon him.
early 14c., "piece of armor for the arms," also "thong, strap for fastening," from Old French brace, braz "arms," also "length measured by two arms" (12c., Modern French bras "arm, power;" brasse "fathom, armful, breaststroke"), from Latin bracchia, plural of bracchium "an arm, a forearm," from Greek brakhion "an arm" (see brachio-). Applied to various devices for fastening and tightening on notion of clasping arms. Of dogs, "a couple, a pair" from c.1400.
mid-14c., "to seize, grasp," also "wrap, enshroud; tie up, fetter," from Old French bracier "to embrace," from brace (see brace (n.)). Meaning "to render firm or steady by tensing" is mid-15c., earlier in figurative sense "strengthen or comfort" (someone), early 15c., with later extension to tonics, etc. that "brace" the nerves (cf. bracer "stiff drink"). Related: Braced; bracing.
An orthopedic appliance that supports or holds a movable part of the body in correct position while allowing motion of the part.
Often braces A dental appliance, constructed of bands and wires that is fixed to the teeth to correct irregular alignment.
A very stiff and exaggerated standing at military attention (1930s+ Armed forces and service academies)