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brace

brace, 3
1. A metal or wood member which is used to stiffen or support a structure; a strut which supports or fixes another member in position or a tie used for the same purpose.
2. An angle brace.
3. A tool having a handle, crank, and chuck; used for holding a bit or auger and rotating it to drill a hole by hand; also called a bit stock.
4. A raker, 2.
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Here's hoping the shoulder returns strong, the back stays fit and the balls fly out of Wrigley.
In this case the back stays straight and the stomach solid as you execute the exercise.
Make sure your back stays firmly planted and that your legs swing in line with your hips (not above or below them).
We have to make sure our decision-making at the back stays solid.
The wing back stays in the memory for a couple of reasons - the winning goal against Celtic on the day the Hoops gave up a two-goal lead at home and started their gradual slide.