thor·​ough·​brace ˈthər-ə-ˌbrās How to pronounce thoroughbrace (audio)
: any of several leather straps supporting the body of a carriage and serving as springs

Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thoroughbrace was in 1801

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Cite this Entry

“Thoroughbrace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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