mainbrace


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mainbrace

(ˈmeɪnˌbreɪs)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a brace attached to the main yard
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mainbrace

[ˈmeɪnbreɪs] Nbraza f de mayor
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It coincides with International Talk Like A Pirate Day so you could combine the two and carry a cutlass, make ready the mainbrace, load the broadside and pull up the plank.
Remember that to plan ahead leads to a happy life, so you know there's Halloween to think of and who can forget it's International Talk Like A Pirate Day on September 19, so splice the mainbrace me hearties and while you're at it don't be a plank and forget to show your little ones extended re-runs of Peter Pan and Pirates Of The Caribbean.
Splicing the mainbrace has its origins in the days of sail and refers to fixing the main brace of a sail that had broken - usually in a storm or battle.
Her Majesty sends all officers, ratings and other ranks of the naval service her good wishes and has graciously given her approval to splice the mainbrace.
The British ace was Supreme Court, the inaugural King George winner; the best in America were Horse of the Year Counterpoint, Citation and Hill Prince; and the champions of Argentina, Australia and New Zealand were Yatasto, Delta and Mainbrace respectively.
It certainly looks set to be a truly memorable weekend to splice the mainbrace.
After a gap of four years, Captain Jack Sparrow is back hoisting the Jolly Roger and splicing the mainbrace.
carriers to Norwegian coastal waters prior to these had been in the NATO exercise MAINBRACE in 1952, when USS Midway (CVB 41) and USS Franklin D.
Every evening we would splice the mainbrace, with Doc's cocktail the size of a powder keg, and the pirate-isms would fly again.