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brad


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brad  \Brad\,  n.  [Cf.OE.  brod,  Dan.  braad  prick,  sting,  brodde 
  ice  spur,  frost  nail,  Sw  brodd  frost  nail,  Icel.  broddr  any 
  pointed  piece  of  iron  or  stell;  akin  to  AS  brord  point, 
  spire  of  grass,  and  perh.  to  E.  bristle.  See  {Bristle},  n.] 
  A  thin  nail,  usually  small  with  a  slight  projection  at  the 
  top  on  one  side  instead  of  a  head;  also  a  small  wire  nail, 
  with  a  flat  circular  head;  sometimes  a  small  tapering, 
  square-bodied  finishing  nail,  with  a  countersunk  head. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brad 
  n  :  a  small  nail 
  v  :  fasten  with  brads 




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