Definition of Brace and bit
1. Noun. A drill consisting of a bit and a brace to hold and turn it.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brace And Bit
Literary usage of Brace and bit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Audels Engineers and Mechanics Guide by Frank Duncan Graham (1921)
"Comparison of porcelain tube holes as bored with brace and bit and with borics machine. The use of a brace and bit is not only a waste of time but makes an ..."
2. Applied Science for Wood-workers by William Henry Dooley (1919)
"The Brace and Bit.—The brace is a tool used to hold and turn the various kinds of bits used in boring, drilling, and countersinking, or in driving screws. ..."
3. Reports of Cases Before the High Court and Circuit Courts of Justiciary in by Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Alexander Forbes Irvine (1868)
"... then and now or lately occupied by Alexander Taylor, sub-postmaster and stationer there, by boring holes by means of a brace and bit, or other means to ..."