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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A brace which crosses a whole frame or one parallelogram of a frame diagonally from corner to opposite corner. See brace, 1 .
  • n. Specifically, in car-building, an inclined timber extending from one end of the body center-plate of a long car to the middle of the car.

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