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brad

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noun \ˈbrad\

Definition of brad

  1. 1 :  a thin nail of the same thickness throughout but tapering in width and having a slight projection at the top of one side instead of a head

  2. 2 :  a slender wire nail with a small barrel-shaped head



Origin of brad

Middle English, from Old Norse broddr spike; perhaps akin to Old English byrst bristle — more at bristle


First Known Use: 13th century

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brad

verb

Definition of brad

brad·dedbrad·ding

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fasten with brads



1794

First Known Use of brad

1794

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