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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The series of wooden ribs nailed to the ceiling, joists, and battening to support cornices, especially large plaster cornices.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) A series or group of brackets; brackets, collectively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of bracket.
  • noun architecture A series or group of brackets; brackets, collectively.
  • noun The act of enclosing (text, etc.) in brackets.

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