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bracer


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bracer  \Bra"cer\,  n. 
  1.  That  which  braces,  binds,  or  makes  firm;  a  band  or 
  bandage. 
 
  2.  A  covering  to  protect  the  arm  of  the  bowman  from  the 
  vibration  of  the  string;  also  a  brassart.  --Chaucer. 
 
  3.  A  medicine,  as  an  astringent  or  a  tonic,  which  gives 
  tension  or  tone  to  any  part  of  the  body.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bracer 
  n  :  a  tonic  or  restorative  (especially  a  drink  of  liquor)  [syn: 
  {pick-me-up}] 




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