- having brads.
Origin of bradded
- a slender wire nail having either a small, deep head or a projection to one side of the head end.
- to fasten with brads.
Origin of brad
Examples from the Web for bradded
Historical Examples of bradded
The back and ends of the closet are next cut to size and bradded in.
The seat (Fig. 53) is made up of split saplings laid as shown, with the ends pared to fit the rails and bradded on.
It was three planks thick, crossed one another and bradded together wid iron nails.
By this is meant split rods of wood so bradded down as to form patterns.
A gain should also be cut in each leg, into which the bottom shelf is to be fitted, glued, and bradded from the under side.
- a small tapered nail having a small head that is either symmetrical or formed on one side only
Word Origin for brad
"small wire nail," late 13c., brod, from Old Norse broddr "spike, point, arrow," from Proto-Germanic *brozda- (cf. Old English brord "point, prick, blade of grass," Old High German brort "point, edge, crown"), from PIE *bhrs-dh-, from root *bhars- "projectile, point, bristle" (see bristle (n.)).