- 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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The heavily-laden coach swayed on its thorough-brace springs and rattled down Sturt Street at the rate of twelve miles an hour.Nevermore
Nat at a glance made it out as a stage coach of the old-fashioned "thorough-brace type."The Motor Rangers Through the Sierras
Upon reaching the south-west corner of the enclosure surrounding the building, I perceived a thorough-brace awaiting us.Hunted Down
- mainly US either of two strong leather straps upon which the body of certain types of carriage is supported