= B =
broket /broh'k*t/ or /broh'ket`/ n.
analogy with `bracket': a `broken bracket'] Either of the
characters < and >, when used as paired enclosing
delimiters. This word originated as a contraction of the phrase
`broken bracket', that is, a bracket that is bent in the middle.
(At MIT, and apparently in the Real World as well, these are
usually called angle brackets.)
--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk.
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