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noun
either of two strong braces or bands of leather supporting the body of a coach or other vehicle and connecting the front and back springs.
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Origin of thorough brace

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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thorough brace

noun
mainly US either of two strong leather straps upon which the body of certain types of carriage is supported

Derived forms of thorough brace

thorough-braced, adjective
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