English version

a brace of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha brace of somethinga brace of somethingespecially British EnglishDLO two things of the same type, especially two birds or animals that have been killed for food or sport a brace of partridge brace
Examples from the Corpus
a brace of somethingAnd how about a brace of grouse for ourselves?I took credit cards, and keys, and a brace of shirts.It concerned a pair of boots and a brace of rabbits.Suppose I have a brace of electrons.Firstly, there's a brace of ballads.Bruce Dyer celebrated his new contract with a brace of goals for the Tykes.Would Jobbernole return with a brace of male servitors, throw her into a sack and thereafter into the River Carrow?
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