thorough brace definition by Webster's New World
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either of a pair of leather straps supporting the body of a coach or other horse-drawn vehicle and often serving as springs
thorough brace definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One of several leather bands passed from front to back of a carriage, supporting it and serving as a spring.
- thorˈough-bracedˌ adjective