Usage examples for brackets

  1. There were brackets around her mouth too, and her cheeks were hollow. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. Then Kate took a survey of the room, which was very prettily furnished, with quantities of beautiful work of all kinds, and little tables and brackets covered with little devices in china and curiosities under glass, and had flowers standing in the windows; and by the time she had finished trying to make out the subject of a print on the walls, she heard some words that made her think that her aunts were talking of her new governess, and she opened her ears to hear, " So we thought it would be an excellent arrangement for her, poor thing!" – Countess Kate by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. Calico and sheep's wool and painted flowers went down the room under the low gas brackets and her eyes, avoiding his, looked out from a little personal silence into the far- off whirl of the room, and heard the dimmed music and the scrape of feet. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold