Bra



brassiere.
Automotive Slang. a removable cover for the front end of an automobile to protect it from road debris.
Contemporary Examples

Prosecutor in Amanda Knox Appeal: Knox Is Guilty Barbie Latza Nadeau November 24, 2013
Egypt Protesters Outraged by Female Protester’s Beating (Video) December 17, 2011
The Movie Nudity Maestro: Jim McBride on 15 Years of Mr. Skin and That Scarlett Johansson Scene Marlow Stern August 8, 2014
Avril Lavigne’s Dumb ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Is Rife with Cultural Appropriation Amy Zimmerman April 24, 2014
Stop Punishing Fliers Tunku Varadarajan December 27, 2009

Historical Examples

Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various
The Memoirs of Victor Hugo Victor Hugo
Cinderella Jane Marjorie Benton Cooke
Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children Julian Hawthorne

noun
short for brassiere
noun
(South African, informal) another word for bro2
n.
brassiere
basic rate access

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