Definition of Broche

1. n. See Broach, n.



Definition of Broche

1. Adjective. woven with a figure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Broche

1. brocaded [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broche

broccolis
broccoloid
broch
brochan
brochans
brochantite
broche (current term)
broched
broches
brochette
brochettes
broching
brochs
brochure
brochures
broché
brock
brockage
brockages
brocked
brocker
brocket
brockets
brocking
brockish
brockit
brockite
brockle
brockram
brockrams

Literary usage of Broche

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"ЧГ We also find W. broch, tumult, broche!!, a tempest; Gael, ... F. broche, a spit, also, a tine of a stag's hom ; see Brooch. Brood. (E.) ME trod. ..."

2. Promptorium Parvulorum Sive Clericorum, Dictionarius Anglo-latinus Princeps by British Museum, Galfridus (1843)
"The jewel which it was usual about the commencement of the XVIth Century to wear in the cap, was called a broche. Palsgrave gives " broche for ones cappe, ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"For he renders it, " very fine and beautiful pyramids of gold, " OL The word is used by Chaucer :— And eke a broche (and that was little need) That Troilus' ..."

4. The Cambridge Ms (University Library, Gg. 4.27) of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (1879)
"... al •with grene And J>mm heng a broche of gold so kene 160 On wich ]>ere was ... broche ..."

5. Dictionnaire Du Patois Normand by Edélestand Du Méril (1849)
"HAV Et quant j'avoie, o le verjus, Mon haste en la broche torne. Fabliaux anciens, t. iv, p. 447. HATI, sm Haine; en islandais Hâta ..."

6. Privy Purse Expenses of the Princess Mary, Daughter of King Henry the Eighth by Frederic Madden (1831)
"Itn? a broche of thistory of Abraham set w' a fayr table Diamond. ... an other broche of the same Story set w1 vij. Diamond^ and a Rubie. ..."

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