main brace

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noun Nautical.

a brace leading to a main yard.

Nearby words

  1. maim,
  2. maiman,
  3. maimonides,
  4. main,
  5. main body,
  6. main chance,
  7. main clause,
  8. main course,
  9. main deck,
  10. main diagonal

Origin of main brace

First recorded in 1480–90

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