Thorough-brace
Thorough-brace Thor"ough-brace`, n. A leather strap supporting the body of a carriage, and attached to springs, or serving as a spring. See Illust. of {Chaise}. [1913 Webster]

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  • thorough brace — ☆ thorough brace n. either of a pair of leather straps supporting the body of a coach or other horse drawn vehicle and often serving as springs …   English World dictionary

  • thorough brace — 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. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * thorough brace, or thor|ough|brace «THUR oh BRAYS», noun. either of a pair of two… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thorough brace — 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. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • thorough brace — /ˈθʌrə breɪs/ (say thuruh brays) noun either of two strong braces or bands of leather from the front to the back spring supporting the body of a coach or other vehicle; originally an American design …   Australian English dictionary

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  • thor|ough|brace — thorough brace, or thor|ough|brace «THUR oh BRAYS», noun. either of a pair of two strong braces or bands of leather connecting the front and back springs and supporting the body of a coach, carriage, or the like …   Useful english dictionary

  • thoroughbrace — thorough brace n. One of several leather bands passed from front to back of a carriage, supporting it and serving as a spring.   thorʹough braced (thûrʹō brāst , thŭrʹ ) adj. * * * …   Universalium

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