Simple past tense and past participle of brace.(verb)
Having braces or similar supports.(adjective)
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Use "braced" in a sentence
"Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Britain braced for more snow: It's not unusual at these times for people in northern Britain to complain that southerners whinge about their bad weather when the north of the country suffers far worse conditions on a regular basis."
"Her last word braced the lad as nothing else could."
"The back wall of this building was braced, which is lucky for us."