Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as brake horse-power.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Flight is checked by the enormous brake-power of outspread tail, and backward beating wing.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Flight is checked by the enormous brake-power of outspread tail, and backward beating wing.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Joe Turner and Will Garvie had on full brake-power in a second or two.

    The Iron Horse

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