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brad

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

brad

[brad]
(design engineering)
A small finishing nail whose body either is of uniform thickness or is tapered.

brad

brad, 1
1. A small finishing nail, usually of the same thickness throughout, with a head that is almost flush with the sides or a head that projects slightly to one side.
2. A tapering, square-bodied finishing nail with a countersunk head.
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Brading treats this work--in contrast with many others of lesser quality--with a casual dismissiveness.
MOSELEY: Nutt; Palmer, Brading, Cox, Aston; MacDonald, Taylor; Low (Coles 69), Bick, Buxton, Hadley, Daniell, Evans (Vivian 40), Warren, Ojomoh (Mellors, 26).
We also get a lot of elderly people living on their own who enjoy coming along and having people to talk to," said Mrs Brading.
As Jason Mellors, Richard Stott and Rob Mourino have all trained this week, the possibility is that one of the three may be fit and Brading might be spared the chore.
Camilla was staying with Paula and Steve Goodwin, a married couple from Brading who have foreign exchange students every year.
Mosley refused to be intimidated by the physical side by the Leeds side and were rewarded by the persistence of two well crafted sides from Brading and Gray.
Orrell lost a man of their own on the hour when centre Wade Kelly took Simon Brading out without any attempt to tackle him.
We rented a cottage in Brading, a pretty little village, roughly halfway between Ryde and Ventnor.
Substitute West scrum-half Simon Stoker sneaked in at the corner for an unconverted score in the 76th minute to set up a frantic finale and it needed a try-serving tackle from Brading deep into stoppage time on Hartlepool's centre Gavin Foreman to save Moseley from defeat.
Hampshire police said Richard Kemp (52), of The Mews, Gosport, Hants, was charged with the murder of 15-year-old Camilla Petersen from Denmark, whose body was found in a wooded quarry pit at Brading Down near Newport on the Isle of Wight on Tuesday.
But it was Binns' centre partner Simon Brading who called most of the shots for Moseley and he set them on their way when he went through a huge gap in Wakefield's defence for a sixth-minute try.