- First Reference: Exodus 9:25
- Last Reference: 1 Corinthians 11:24
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H1961 Used 1 time
- H5310 Used 1 time
- H5423 Used 3 times
- H6565 Used 2 times
- H7533 Used 1 time
- H7665 Used 14 times
- G1284 Used 2 times
- G2608 Used 2 times
- G2622 Used 2 times
- G2806 Used 9 times
- G4937 Used 1 time
BRAKE, participle passive of break. [See Break.]
BRAKE, noun [Latin erica; Gr. to break.]
1. brake is a name given to fern, or rather to the female fern, a species of cryptogamian plants, of the genus Pteris, whose fructification is in lines under the margin of the leaf or frond.
2. A place overgrown with brake
3. A thicket; a place overgrown with shrubs and brambles.
4. In the U. States, a thicket of canes, as a cane-brake; but I believe used only in composition.
BRAKE, noun [See Break.] An instrument to break flax or hemp.
1. The handle or lever by which a pump is worked; that is, brac, brachium, an arm.
2. A baker's kneading trough.
3. A sharp bit, or snaffle.
4. A machine for confining refractory horses, while the smith is shoeing them.
5. That part of the carriage of a movable battery or engine which enables it to turn.
6. A large heavy harrow for breaking clods after plowing; called also a drag.