I do not need a bracer to get me going or a hooker to keep me under way.
Her optimism was the best sort of bracer for the captain's failing courage.
The whisky came and he drank it, feeling that he needed a bracer.
Anxiety dreams may play the part of a bracer and tonic in subjects of that type.
Twice Tim Crapsey insisted upon it that he must have a “bracer” from the flask.