Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: brake
IPA transcription: [bɹ'eɪk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: brake
    Meaning: a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
Usage examples
  • 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.