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mainbrace

Nautical a brace attached to the main yard
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Commodore Jeremy Rigby gets the first tot during the Splice the Mainbrace at HMS Nelson at Portsmouth
Instead, Cathy had to stack her victuals, splice her mainbrace and start the engine for a round-Britain voyage aboard the former River Weaver Navigation maintenance tug, France-Hayhurst.
Notes: CSWR = conversation specifications and work requirements, bean rag = pennant flag signifying crew is having a meal, splice the mainbrace means the officially-sanctioned serving of liquor onboard, unodir = unless otherwise directed, seadu = sea duty.
SPLICE the mainbrace and pull up the anchor as swashbuckling panto Robinson Crusoe sails into Birmingham Hippodrome for a sparkling season of comedy, mayhem and plenty of special effects.
Let's splice the mainbrace and celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day in true style.
New Zealand star Mainbrace won his last 17 races, including the Great Northern Derby, before injury cut short his career.
AVAST ye landlubbers, shiver your timbers and splice the mainbrace.
In this role, McCormick had commanded several NATO exercises, including MAINBRACE, the largest allied peacetime exercise up to that time.
SHIVER me timbers and splice the mainbrace, Prince William is joining the Royal Navy.
GUESTS on a new "canal cruising hotel" will be able to splice the mainbrace after boat operators Away4awhile were granted a drinks licence.