thoroughbrace

noun
thor·​ough·​brace | \ ˈthər-ə-ˌbrās How to pronounce thoroughbrace (audio) , ˈthə-rə- \

Definition of thoroughbrace

: any of several leather straps supporting the body of a carriage and serving as springs

First Known Use of thoroughbrace

1801, in the meaning defined above

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“Thoroughbrace.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thoroughbrace. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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