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attacher sa tuqueTo brace oneself; to get ready.Rate it:

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brace abackto bring the wind onto the forward side of the sails to slow the shipRate it:

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brace aboutto brace the ship's yards on the opposite tack when going aboutRate it:

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brace aboxTo bring the foreyards flat aback to stop the ship.Rate it:

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brace byto bring the yards in opposite directions on different masts when doing certain maneuversRate it:

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brace into bring the yards more square to the fore and aft lineRate it:

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brace of shakesA very short time.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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brace upTo become more optimisticRate it:

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brace upTo strengthen oneself, become stronger or more resilient.Rate it:

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dalla padella alla braceout of the frying pan, into the fireRate it:

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heave to and splice the main brace'Heave to and splice the main brace!' An old salt's invitation to shipmates in a shore side pub to drink-up and be merry!Rate it:

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heave to and splice the main braceMarlinspike Era sailors expression: relative to his upcoming Liberty Ashore and His Activity; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . He Proclaimed.Rate it:

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proverbs come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1979, Irving Howe, John Hollander, David Bromwich, Literature as Experience: An Anthology, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0155511130, page 325:Sometimes proverbs come in pairs, the first one providing the context, the second, the revision.Rate it:

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