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Bra   /brɑ/   Listen
Bra

noun
1.
An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.  Synonyms: bandeau, brassiere.






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"Bra" Quotes from Famous Books



... Bra. Quite right, Mr. Poe. I saw you coming in here, and though you have changed somewhat with the help of years I was sure it ...
— Semiramis and Other Plays - Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet • Olive Tilford Dargan

... "Bra, Ellida, trffat! Ej s hastigt, tror jag, dyker Helges drakskepp upp ur blodig dy. Hejd och Ham ej heller hlla sjn nu lngre: bittert r att ...
— Fritiofs Saga • Esaias Tegner

... You could na see her middle sma', Binnorie, O Binnorie! Her gowden girdle was sae bra', By the ...
— Ballads of Romance and Chivalry - Popular Ballads of the Olden Times - First Series • Frank Sidgwick

... streets. Blacksmiths, wagon-makers, and workers in clangorous metals have made shops of the lower corridors of the old arena, and it is friends and neighbors with the modern life about it, as such things usually are in Italy. Fortunately for the stranger, the Piazza Bra flanks it on one hand, and across this it has a magnificent approach. It is not less happy in being little known to sentiment, and the traveller who visits it by moonlight, has a full sense of grandeur ...
— Italian Journeys • William Dean Howells

... the above stanza seems to be baithium riam reim for bra, taking reim from the Egerton text. The allusion ...
— Heroic Romances of Ireland Volumes 1 and 2 Combined • A. H. Leahy

... MEATUS AUDITORIUS is a canal partly cartilaginous, and partly bony, about an inch in length, which extends inward from the pinna to the Mem'bra-na Tym'pan-i, (drum of the ear.) It is narrower in the middle than at the extremities. It is lined by an extremely thin pouch of cuticle, which, when withdrawn, after maceration, preserves the form of the canal. Some stiff, short hairs are ...
— A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition) • Calvin Cutter

... of the characters '<' (ASCII 0111100) and '>' (ASCII 0111110) (ASCII less-than or greater-than signs). Typographers in the {Real World} use angle brackets which are either taller and slimmer (the ISO 'Bra' and 'Ket' characters), or significantly smaller (single or double guillemets) than the less-than and greater-than signs. ...
— The Jargon File, Version 4.0.0



Words linked to "Bra" :   brassiere, shoulder strap, unmentionable, bandeau, undergarment, woman's clothing, strap, uplift



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