Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English bræsen.

AdjectiveEdit

bracen

  1. Alternative form of brasen
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French bracier, from brace; equivalent to brace +‎ -en.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bracen

  1. To hold onto; to put one's hands onto.
  2. To grab or take; to forcibly handle.
  3. To restrain or bind; to make fast.
  4. To attach or connect two objects to each other.
  5. (rare) To cover or surround with a cover; to veil.
  6. (rare) To draw out; to pull to extend.
  7. (rare) To stab or puncture.
  8. (rare) To reassure or succour.
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: brace
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