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noun Nautical.
a brace leading to a main yard.
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Origin of main brace

First recorded in 1480–90
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British Dictionary definitions for main brace

mainbrace
/ (ˈmeɪnˌbreɪs) /

noun
nautical a brace attached to the main yard
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