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

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Beckham has invented moves that wriggle him out of tight, bracketed coverage designed to shut him down. Conor Orr,, "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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The first known use of bracketed was in 1885

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