from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete spelling of brace.
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He sent us every day a brase or two of fat Bucks, Conies, Hares, Fish and best of the world.
He sent vs euery day a brase or two of fat Bucks, Conies,
So Yup and Huh, sit back and brase yourselves for what is about to be revealed.
*puts on neck brase an limps awai dialin sellfone*
Oh! -- and I speak out of later knowledge -- Heaven forefend me from the most of the average run of male humans who are not good fellows, the ones cold of heart and cold of head who don't smoke, drink, or swear, or do much of anything else that is brase, and resentful, and stinging, because in their feeble fibres there has never been the stir and prod of life to well over its boundaries and be devilish and daring.