1. Any overhanging member projecting from a wall or other body to support a weight (such as a cornice) acting outside the wall.

2.A knee brace which connects a post or batter brace to an overhead strut.

3. A projecting electrical wall fitting.

4. A short board attached to the carrying member on the underside of a stair supporting the tread.

5. A decorative detail attached to the spring of a stair under the overhanging edge of the treads. Also see eaves bracket, stair bracket, step bracket, wall bracket.bracket

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