a pair; a couple, originally of dogs, rarely used for people; a coat of armour. See also cast, yoke.
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Examples: brace of bishops; of brethren; of bucks; of bullets; of chambers [rooms]; of deer; of ducks; of dukes; of fish; of foxes; of game; of geldings; of orthopaedists—Mensa; of partridge; of pheasants; of pike; of pistols; of trout; of wives.
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