broket /broh'k*t/ or /broh'ket`/ /n./ [by 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.)
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