[n] a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
[n] an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant
[n] large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
[n] any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants
[v] cause to stop by applying the brakes
[v] stop travelling by applying a brake; "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road"