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bradded


bradded [brad-id] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. having brads.

Origin of bradded First recorded in 1785–95; brad + -ed3 brad [brad] noun

  1. a slender wire nail having either a small, deep head or a projection to one side of the head end.

verb (used with object), brad·ded, brad·ding.

  1. to fasten with brads.

Origin of brad 1425–75; late Middle English brad, dialectal variant of Middle English brod(d) sprout, shoot, nail Old Norse braddr, cognate with Old English brord spike (see braird) Examples from the Web for bradded Historical Examples of bradded

  • The back and ends of the closet are next cut to size and bradded in.

    The Library of Work and Play: Home Decoration

    Charles Franklin Warner

  • The seat (Fig. 53) is made up of split saplings laid as shown, with the ends pared to fit the rails and bradded on.

    Rustic Carpentry

    Paul N. Hasluck

  • It was three planks thick, crossed one another and bradded together wid iron nails.

    Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume II, Arkansas Narratives, Part 2

    Work Projects Administration

  • By this is meant split rods of wood so bradded down as to form patterns.

    Rustic Carpentry

    Paul N. Hasluck

  • A gain should also be cut in each leg, into which the bottom shelf is to be fitted, glued, and bradded from the under side.

    The Library of Work and Play: Home Decoration

    Charles Franklin Warner

  • British Dictionary definitions for bradded brad noun

    1. a small tapered nail having a small head that is either symmetrical or formed on one side only

    Word Origin for brad Old English brord point, prick; related to Old Norse broddr spike, sting, Old High German brort edge Word Origin and History for bradded brad n.

    “small wire nail,” late 13c., brod, from Old Norse broddr “spike, point, arrow,” from Proto-Germanic *brozda- (cf. Old English brord “point, prick, blade of grass,” Old High German brort “point, edge, crown”), from PIE *bhrs-dh-, from root *bhars- “projectile, point, bristle” (see bristle (n.)).

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