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English

Etymology

Variant of brod.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
brad

Plural
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  1. A thin nail, usually small, with a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head, or occasionally with a small domed head, similar to that of an escutcheon pin.
  2. (U.S. elementary school usage, particularly kindergarten and primary grades) A paper fastener, a fastening device formed of thin, soft metal, such as shim brass, with a round head and a flat, split shank, which is spread after insertion in a hole in a stack of pages, in much the same way as a cotter pin or a split rivet.

Derived terms


Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *braidhaz

Adjective

brād

  1. broad

Romanian

Etymology

A pre-Roman substratum word, akin to Albanian bredh

Noun

brad m. (pl. brazi)

  1. fir, Abies alba.
  2. pine tree.
  3. pine wood.

Derived terms

  • brădăţel
  • brădet
  • brădioară
  • brădiş
  • brădişor
  • brăduţ

References

http://fakesteve.blogspot.com/2007/08/damn-i-am-so-busted-yo.html

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