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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Braccio brach′yo an Italian measure of length, varying from half a yard to a yard
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It., an arm.


In literature:

Francesco turned his ambition to Lombardy; Braccio against the Church and the kingdom of Naples.
"The Prince" by Nicolo Machiavelli
She had nothing to do with Number Eighteen in the Braccio Nuovo of the Vatican, between Visconti's Ceres and the God of the Nile.
"Plain Tales from the Hills" by Rudyard Kipling
Hence arose new contests between Braccio, who took the part of Alfonzo, and Sforza, who defended the cause of the queen.
"History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy" by Niccolo Machiavelli
I am mightily taken with Braccio di Montone, Giovanni Galeazzo, and Eccelino.
"The Works of Lord Byron: Letters and Journals, Volume 2." by Lord Byron
Braccio is a mere voice, a theory who talks, and, at the end, when he becomes more human, he seems to lose his intelligence.
"The Poetry Of Robert Browning" by Stopford A. Brooke
It has a grim square fortalice above it, now in ruins, and a stately castle to the south-east, built about the time of Braccio.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series" by John Addington Symonds
Yet it may be mentioned that Braccio had espoused Alfonso's cause.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece" by John Addington Symonds
Then the city, in 1416, submitted to Braccio da Montone, who raised it to unprecedented power and glory.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)" by John Addington Symonds
Braccio against the Church, and the Kingdome of Naples.
"Machiavelli, Volume I" by Niccolò Machiavelli
Yet it may be mentioned that Braccio had espoused Alfonso's cause.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
The small lyre was like the tenor viola di braccio and was called the lyra di braccio.
"Some Forerunners of Italian Opera" by William James Henderson
Yet it may be mentioned that Braccio had espoused Alfonso's cause.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
What had she in common with Maria Addolorata, except that she was born a princess and a Braccio?
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
Braccio boasts se numquam deorum immortalium templa violasse.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
Messer Braccio stands silent in the doorway.
"Dramatic Technique" by George Pierce Baker
Messer Braccio stands silently in the door.
"Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays" by Various
Braccio was in his element.
"The Honour of Savelli" by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
Braccio di Ferro mounted into one to help me pull her in.
"Thoughts on Art and Autobiographical Memoirs of Giovanni Duprè" by Giovanni Duprè
On the following day, Ghisleri called at the Palazzo Braccio.
"Pietro Ghisleri" by F. (Francis) Marion Crawford
The latter name was derived from the supposed discovery here of the Pallas Giustiniani, now in the Braccio Nuovo of the Vatican.
"Old Rome" by Robert Burn

In news:

Lisa Braccio (left), of Southborough, receives a citation from state Rep Carolyn Dykema (right), D-Holliston, at the Northborough-Southborough Good Scout Award Dinner.
S'adopri il braccio armato 9:34 George Frederic Handel Il Complesso Barocco Alan Curtis Domenique Labelle, s Buy Now.