bracketed

adjective
brack·​et·​ed | \ ˈbra-kə-təd How to pronounce bracketed (audio) \

Definition of bracketed

of a serif
: joined to the stroke by a curved line

Examples of bracketed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The comprehensive field guide identifies every major architectural style—and every exterior feature of every style, from Italianate bracketed cornices to Victorian gable-roof elaborations. Michelle Slatalla, WSJ, "10 Crucial Home and Garden Design Books for Beginners," 24 Feb. 2021 For example, the Greater Houston area is subject to a bracketed statute. Dallas News, "Reining in Your POA," 6 Jan. 2020 Beckham has invented moves that wriggle him out of tight, bracketed coverage designed to shut him down. Conor Orr, SI.com, "Let's Have a Smarter Conversation About the Giants Trading Odell Beckham Jr.," 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of bracketed

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Bracketed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bracketed. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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