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brad

 (brăd)
n.
A thin wire nail with a small head or a slight side projection instead of a head.

[Middle English, from Old Norse broddr, spike.]

brad v.

brad

(bræd)
n
(Tools) a small tapered nail having a small head that is either symmetrical or formed on one side only
[Old English brord point, prick; related to Old Norse broddr spike, sting, Old High German brort edge]

brad

(bræd)

n., v. brad•ded, brad•ding. n.
1. a slender wire nail having either a small, deep head or a projection to one side of the head end.
v.t.
2. to fasten with brads.
[1425–75; late Middle English brad, dial. variant of Middle English brod(d) sprout, shoot, nail]

brad

- A small or thin wire nail, it is from Old Norse broddr, "spike."
See also related terms for spike.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brad - a small nail
nail - a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
Verb1.brad - fasten with brads
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Translations

brad

[bræd] Npuntilla f, clavito m

brad

nStift m
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