from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In iron ship-building, a frame composed of a frame-bar, re- verse frame-bar, and bracket-floors.
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Under general anæsthesia, the patient being slung in a bracket-frame with the spine flexed, the curvature is over-corrected and a plaster-case is then applied to maintain the attitude; the plaster-case is renewed at intervals of two or three months.
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