Definition of brad in English:

brad

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Pronunciation: /brad
 
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noun

A nail of rectangular cross section with a flat tip and a small, typically asymmetrical head.
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  • Drive 5/8-in. brads through the plywood into the cleats.
  • Nails range from the smallest, thinnest brads to large, weighty spikes.
  • Almost all the squares are tacked to the wall at three corners with tiny brads; a fourth nail was evidently inserted and then removed, leaving a telltale hole.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old Norse broddr 'spike'.

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