Definition of brail. Meaning of brail. Synonyms of brail

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Definition of brail

brail
Plaice Plaice, n. [F. plaise, plais, prob. fr. L. platessa flatish, plaice. See Place.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European food fish (Pleuronectes platessa), allied to the flounder, and growing to the weight of eight or ten pounds or more. (b) A large American flounder (Paralichthys dentatus; called also brail, puckermouth, and summer flounder. The name is sometimes applied to other allied species. [Written also plaise.] Plaice mouth, a mouth like that of a plaice; a small or wry mouth. [R.] --B. Jonson.
Brail
Brail Brail, v. t. (Naut.) To haul up by the brails; -- used with up; as, to brail up a sail.

Meaning of brail from wikipedia

- hale up the brails, or, brail up the sails. The word brail comes from Middle English brayle, from Anglo-French braiel belt, strap, brail, alteration of...
- similar to a Roman shade, but with only one batten and vertical pleats. A brail curtain or drape in its lowered position appears as a pleated panel much...
- into the Engadine. It consists of the village of Zernez and the section of Brail. Lai da Ova Spin is a compensation reservoir on the river Spöl. It is located...
- Archived from the original on January 17, 2019. Retrieved January 17, 2019. Brail, Nathaniel (December 9, 2019). "'Birds of Prey' Producer Sue Kroll On Batgirl...
- extension '.vm'. Other view engines in use: Brail, based on the Boo language. Being a .NET language, the Brail view engine has stronger capabilities, as...
- Upper Engadine (Romansh: Engiadin'ota), from Maloja P**** to the dell near Brail, in the west, where the valley stays fairly flat and is remarkably wide...
- Cinuos-chel-Brail is a station on the Bever–Scuol-Tarasp railway. Hourly services operate on this line. R7 - 1tph Rhaetian Railway network Rhaetian Railway...
- A guy (probably from Dutch gei, "brail") is a line (rope) attached to and intended to control the end of a spar on a sailboat. On a modern sloop-rigged...
- 2015-11-03. WebMonkey News Mozilla WebAPI Wiki Jacobson, Daniel; Woods, Dan; Brail, Greg (November 2011). APIs a strategy guide. Sebastopol, Calif: O'Reilly...
- Zuoz und S-chanf to Cinuos-chel-Brail. The halt of S-chanf Marathon lies at km 107.4 between S-chanf and Cinuos-chel-Brail; this is served only by selected...
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