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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"The courage, skill and determination shown by all on board have my highest commendation", he wrote, adding "Splice the mainbrace", an order given to issue the crew with an alcoholic drink.
Anchors aweigh, a fair wind and splice the mainbrace afterwards when you get home.
WHILE YOU'RE THERE Head upstairs to Jack Speak Bar and splice the mainbrace with a tot of Navy-strength gin.
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.
The Royal Navy personnel gathered at Portsmouth Naval Base, Hampshire, to "splice the mainbrace" - a celebration involving drinking a tot of rum.
Nowadays the order to "'splice the mainbrace" is issued to mark special occasions such as a change of monarch, royal birth or royal wedding.
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.