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Definition for: BRACES

Cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
Support by bracing
A structural member used to stiffen a framework
Support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
A carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
An appliance that corrects dental irregularities
A support that steadies or strengthens something else; "he wore a brace on his knee"
Elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
A rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
Either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
A set of two similar things considered as a unit
Two items of the same kind

anagrams for:braces

A heavy wooden pole (such as the trunk of a young fir) that is tossed as a test of strength (in the Highlands of northern Scotland)