- noun the hind leg of an animal, especially a deer
- A bracket built into a wall or column to support a load falling outside the wall or column, such as a hammer brace in a hammer beam roof.
- Either side of an arch between the crown, or centerstone, and the springing, or impost.
- A thickening of a concrete slab to support an additional load, as under a wall.
- The rear leg of an animal with part of the loin attached