brooch

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Etymology[edit]

Variant of broach.

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Noun[edit]

brooch (plural brooches)

  1. A piece of women’s ornamental jewellery having a pin allowing it to be fixed to garments worn on the upper body.
  2. A painting all of one colour, such as a sepia painting.

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Verb[edit]

brooch (third-person singular simple present brooches, present participle brooching, simple past and past participle brooched)

  1. (transitive) To adorn as with a brooch.

References[edit]

  1. ^ brooch” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online