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bra

[brah]
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noun
  1. brassiere.
  2. Automotive Slang. a removable cover for the front end of an automobile to protect it from road debris.
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Origin of bra

by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for bra

bra1

noun
  1. short for brassiere
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bra2

noun
  1. Southern African informal another word for bro 2
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Word Origin and History for bra

n.

by 1923, shortening of brassiere.

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