broket

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of broken and bracket

Noun[edit]

broket (plural brokets)

  1. (computing, informal) An angle bracket: either of the symbols < and > when used as an enclosing pair.
    • 1999, Gary Allen, Resource guide for food writers (page 3)
      Electronic addresses, logins, and passwords are shown enclosed in brokets such as: <http://yahoo.com>. The brokets are not part of the addresses.