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brake
  • noun
    A device for slowing or stopping a moving vehicle, typically by applying pressure to the wheels. (he slammed on his brakes)
    verb
    Make a moving vehicle slow down or stop by using a brake. (drivers who brake abruptly)
  • noun
    An open, horse-drawn, four-wheeled carriage.
  • noun
    A toothed instrument used for crushing flax and hemp.
  • noun
    A thicket.
  • noun
    A coarse fern of warm and tropical countries, frequently having the fronds divided into long linear segments.

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