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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop.

2. (n.) A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord on the side of a drum.

3. (n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension.

4. (n.) A piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell.

5. (n.) A vertical curved line connecting two or more words or lines, which are to be taken together; thus, boll, bowl; or, in music, used to connect staves.

6. (n.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.

7. (n.) A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.

8. (n.) A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt.

9. (n.) Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.

10. (n.) Harness; warlike preparation.

11. (n.) Armor for the arm; vantbrace.

12. (n.) The mouth of a shaft.

13. (v. t.) To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building.

14. (v. t.) To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves.

15. (v. t.) To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.

16. (v. t.) To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd.

17. (v. t.) To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the yards.

18. (v. i.) To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; -- with up.

328. anazonnumi -- to gird up
... to gird up. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anazonnumi Phonetic Spelling:
(an-ad-zone'-noo-mee) Short Definition: I gird up, brace up Definition: I gird up ...
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2387. Iambres -- Jambres, an Eg. sorcerer
... sorcerer. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: Iambres Phonetic Spelling:
(ee-am-brace') Short Definition: Jambres Definition: Jambres, a sorcerer ...
// - 6k

5269. hupozonnumi -- to undergird
... undergird, brace. From hupo and zonnumi; to gird under, ie Frap (a vessel with cables
across the keel, sides and deck) -- undergirt. see GREEK hupo. ...
// - 6k

2201. zeugos -- a pair, a yoke
... yoke, pair. From the same as zugos; a couple, ie A team (of oxen yoked together)
or brace (of birds tied together) -- yoke, pair. see GREEK zugos. ...
// - 6k

Strong's Hebrew
4226. mechabberah -- a binder, clamp, joint
... coupling, joining. From chabar; a joiner, ie Brace or cramp -- coupling, joining.
see HEBREW chabar. 4225, 4226. mechabberah. 4227 . Strong's Numbers.
/hebrew/4226.htm - 6k

... Brace. Brace, Seth Collins, a Congregational cleryman, son of Rev. Joab
Brace, was born at Newington, Conn., August 3, 1811; was ...
// writers of the church/brace.htm

The Red King
... I fell. There's Tyrrel as sour as I, perdie, So he of you all shall hunt
with me; A grimly brace for a hart to see.'. The Red King ...
// and other poems/the red king.htm

The Equipment of the Servants
... Eastern dress; and that the first sign that a man is in earnest about any work would
be that he should gather his skirts around him and brace himself together. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the equipment of the servants.htm

The First Epistle of St. Peter
... 13 Brace up your minds, then, keep cool, and put your hope for good and all in the
grace that is coming to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. ...
/.../moffat/the general epistles james peter and judas/the first epistle of st.htm

A Little Sanctuary
... Brethren, let us brace ourselves to bear the bruises of slanderous tongues!
Let us take all sharp speeches and cutting criticisms to God. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 34 1888/a little sanctuary.htm

Orthodoxy i. Introduction in Defence of Everything Else
... What could be more glorious than to brace one's self up to discover New South Wales
and then realize, with a gush of happy tears, that it was really old South ...
/.../chesterton/orthodoxy/orthodoxy i introduction in defence.htm

Letter ii. The Importance of a Thorough Knowledge of the Doctrines ...
... Again, although a brace or a pin is of service to strengthen the building,
yet either may be taken away without very serious injury. ...
/.../letter ii the importance of.htm

Light at Evening Time
... Then let each man brace up his sinews for the fight, and struggle for the right
Bright days are assuredly in store for those who lift the standard and unfurl ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/light at evening time.htm

To the Romans
... one hand, a plea to the Romans not to interfere with the fate in store for him;
and on the other hand it is, as it were, a letter to himself to brace him for ...
// christian fathers/to the romans.htm

... him, is the way to become a "real disciple," a "genuine Christian." He is clearly
impatient to "get to God" [166] by way of martyrdom; and to brace himself for ...
// christian fathers/introduction 2.htm

Brace (3 Occurrences)
... A boiler brace is a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell. ... 13. (vt) To
furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building. ...
/b/brace.htm - 9k

Strut (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) In general, any piece of a frame which resists thrust or pressure in the
direction of its own length. See Brace, and Illust. of Frame, and Roof. ...
/s/strut.htm - 7k

Bracing (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Brace. ... 3. (n.) The act of strengthening, supporting, or
propping, with a brace or braces; the state of being braced. ...
/b/bracing.htm - 7k

Leash (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) A brace and a half; a tierce; three; three creatures of any kind, especially
greyhounds, foxes, bucks, and hares; hence, the number three in general. ...
/l/leash.htm - 7k

Pair (18 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Two of a sort; a span; a yoke; a couple; a brace; as, a pair of horses;
a pair of oxen. 4. (n.) A married couple; a man and wife. ...
/p/pair.htm - 14k

Plow (11 Occurrences)
... The upper end of the severed trunk is pointed and forms the share. Between this
and the side branch is fitted a brace. The branch is cut off 10 or 12 ft. ...
/p/plow.htm - 15k

Pedestal (4 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A pillow block; a low housing. 4. (n.) An iron socket, or support, for the
foot of a brace at the end of a truss where it rests on a pier. Int. ...
/p/pedestal.htm - 8k

Buttress (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Anything which supports, props up or strengthens.
2. (vt) To support with a buttress; to prop; to brace firmly. ...
/b/buttress.htm - 7k

Bit (46 Occurrences)
... 6. (v.) Somewhat; something, but not very great. 7. (n.) A tool for boring, of various
forms and sizes, usually turned by means of a brace or bitstock. ...
/b/bit.htm - 24k

Braced (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Brace. Multi-Version Concordance
Braced (2 Occurrences). Judges 16:29 Samson took hold of ...
/b/braced.htm - 7k

Bible Concordance
Brace (3 Occurrences)

Job 38:3 Brace yourself like a man, for I will question you, then you answer me!

Job 40:7 "Now brace yourself like a man. I will question you, and you will answer me.

Nahum 2:1 He who dashes in pieces has come up against you. Keep the fortress! Watch the way! Strengthen your waist! Fortify your power mightily!
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Related Terms

Strut (1 Occurrence)

Bracing (1 Occurrence)

Leash (1 Occurrence)

Pair (18 Occurrences)

Plow (11 Occurrences)

Pedestal (4 Occurrences)

Buttress (1 Occurrence)

Bit (46 Occurrences)

Braced (2 Occurrences)

Bozrali (1 Occurrence)

Couple (19 Occurrences)

Check (9 Occurrences)

Shore (45 Occurrences)

Stud (1 Occurrence)

Stock (16 Occurrences)

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