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  • n. Plural form of brakeshoe.

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Examples

  • Then he heard the brakeshoes slap on the wheels, he lurched as the carriage slowed, and he looked ahead to see the-massive jam of wagons, guns and carriages that blocked the eastern road.

    Sharpe's Honour

  • Fifteen minutes 'run and Macdonald drew in his head, shut off steam, opened the sander, threw the brakeshoes against the drivers and brought everything to a shuddering standstill with the pilot slipping just past the tank, while his fireman was scrambling back amongst the coal to haul down the overhanging spout.

    Every Man for Himself

  • … and the brakeshoes and belts are in gud conditions.

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