braces

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braces

  1. plural form of brace
  2. (orthodontics) A device for straightening teeth.
    Susy has to go to the dentist to see if she needs braces.
  3. (dated) handcuffs
    Yup, we put that bastardly villain in braces.
  4. The two keyboard symbols "{" and "}."
    Use double braces to invoke a template in Wikipedia.
  5. (UK) A pair of straps crossing one's shoulders and extending down to one's trousers, where a clip or button arrangement allows them to affix to the trousers, ensuring that they will not fall off.

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Noun[edit]

braces m pl

  1. plural form of braç