Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [bɹ'eɪk]
meaning of the word
a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
He devoted his life to the Brake Hounds.
So sir Dinas smote him down, that with the fall he brake his leg and his arm.
The swinging framework would then be steadied by the friction brake gripping it gradually.
And therewithal the other smote him on his shield great strokes, so that their spears brake.
Then Galahad put forth his spear and smote the foremost to the earth, that near he brake his neck.
With that came out another knight out of the leaves, and brake a spear upon Galahad or ever he might turn him.
As it happened, Trumpeton Wood was, and always had been, the great nursery of foxes for that side of the Brake country.
The preservation of foxes might be an open question in such counties as Norfolk and Suffolk, but could not be so in the Brake country.
Keepers shall prefer foxes to pheasants, wires shall be unheard of, and Trumpeton Wood shall once again be the glory of the Brake Hunt.
He got to know--got into close touch with a Barthorpe man who, about the time of Brake's marriage, left Barthorpe end settled in London.