Nautical. any of several horizontal lines fastened to the edge of a fore-and-aft sail or lateen sail, for gathering in the sail.
a leather binding for a hawk’s wings, to prohibit flight.
to gather or haul in (a sail) by means of brails (usually followed by up).
to transfer (fish) from a net to the hold of a ship.
to bind (the wings of a bird) in order to prevent it from flying.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
one of several lines fastened to the leech of a fore-and-aft sail to aid in furling it
(transitive) sometimes foll by up. to furl (a fore-and-aft sail) using brails
Louis [loo-is,, loo-ee;; French lwee] /ˈlu ɪs,, ˈlu i;; French lwi/ (Show IPA), 1809–52, French teacher of the blind. a system of writing or printing, devised by L. Braille for use by the blind, in which combinations of tangible dots or points are used to represent letters, characters, etc., that are read by touch. to […]
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braille printer printer (Or “(Braille) embosser”) A printer, necessarily an impact printer, that renders text as Braille. Blind users call other printers ink printers. (1999-02-26)