Synonyms for brad

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"Good deal like a quiltin' so fur," remarked Brad Freeman indulgently.

It seemed, then, that Brad had always cherished one dear ambition.

"Now put your hand up an' grip that rope that's hangin' there," commanded Brad.

Brad Freeman an' Jont Marshall agreed to play fust an' second fiddle.

His tone was quite conclusive; and Brad, albeit wondering, said no more.

When a nailset is lacking, the head of a brad, held nearly flat, may be used.

Old Brad shouted, "You got him in de laig, doctah, but he runnin' yit!"

"Three cheers for the Honorable Brad," and gave them wildly.

Brad went to work to keep from catching cold, wondering what she was going to do.

"Brad don't know his strength," Councill was accustomed to say.

WORD ORIGIN

"small wire nail," late 13c., brod, from Old Norse broddr "spike, point, arrow," from Proto-Germanic *brozda- (cf. Old English brord "point, prick, blade of grass," Old High German brort "point, edge, crown"), from PIE *bhrs-dh-, from root *bhars- "projectile, point, bristle" (see bristle (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRAD

bolt

nounlock; part of lock

tack

nounshort pin for attaching
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