broken bracket

broken bracket

[¦brō·kən ¦brak·ət]
(architecture)
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"And the sharp end of the broken bracket was gouging a hole in the back of my leg!" Those two instances certainly influenced the outcome, but so too did the strength of the Bandits' top two - maximum man Michal Makovsky and guest Ben Barker who rattled off three emphatic race wins and found only Havelock too good for him in the visiting camp.
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