angle brace

noun

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)

Word History

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of angle brace was in 1774

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“Angle brace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angle%20brace. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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