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a medicine that restores or increases vigor

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a protective covering for the wrist or arm that is used in archery and fencing and other sports

a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)

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They provide an illustrated database, classify the bracers by various features, characterize the raw material, determine possible functions, assess incidence and significance, and analyze patterns of change through time and space.
There were also leather shooting gloves and tooled bracers and quivers lined with sheep wool owning belt loops to hang at the hip.
Tommy Cannon And Bobby Ball were the '80s end-of-the-pier double-act par excellence hall-marked by the twanging of frizzy-permed Ball's bracers; catch-phrase, "Rock On Tommy."
In the movie Forrest Gump, Forrest had bracers for his legs made from metal to help him walk.
He's my sweet number now, the stick having hit ground." She stood up, her knees clicking--she'd forgotten to put on her bracers that morning.
My mothers buys me a comic entitled Charlie and the Parachute: on the illustrated cover, the parachute's rigging lines are no other than Charlie's trouser bracers. (26) My mother took me to the Gare de Lyon.
But I didn't store it properly--didn't put in enough two by fours as bracers to keep the air flowing--and by the time I went to use the logs, half were dry rotted.
One of the more intriguing P&G patents is for "novel nutritional supplement compositions providing physiologic feedback." These would be blends of dietary supplements combined with nervous system bracers such as caffeine, plus flavanols intended to counter the jitters, with the net effect of making consumers feel better when they take their vitamins.
He strips off his jacket a lot to reveal a trendy pair of bracers and is forever opening his tie, but that's about it.
WELCOME TO ETC.'s second symposium on E-Prime -- not, one hopes, more of the same -- but, rather, a second drinking party (in Palto's original sense), featuring a quite different array of discursive libations, bracers, and chasers.
Wilson late last year began supplying the Japanese firm with glacier water for its Denali line of shampoos, skin bracers and colognes - an entire product line based on the integrity of its water content.
The first concept art describes him wearing a Stormtrooper's bracers and gloves.
bracers Council plans pounds 34m fundraising effort to help pay for Library of Birmingham What a cheek!
And come home with more than your bracers!' When he had gone, she heard the familiar clunk of the car's gears outside and lit a cigarette before getting the children to bed.