angle brace

noun

Definition of angle brace

1 : a brace across two pieces that meet at an angle

called also angle tie

2 : a boring brace for use in cramped places (as in a corner)

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First Known Use of angle brace

1774, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Angle brace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20brace. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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