broche

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French broche.

Noun[edit]

broche ‎(plural broches)

  1. Obsolete form of brooch.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

broche ‎(third-person singular simple present broches, present participle broching, simple past and past participle broched)

  1. Obsolete form of broach.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French broche, from Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin brocchus ‎(pointed, sharp), ultimately from Gaulish - see also Gaelic brog ‎(awl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche f ‎(plural broches)

  1. (jewellery) brooch, pin
  2. (cooking) spit

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

broche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of brocher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of brocher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of brocher
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of brocher
  5. second-person singular imperative of brocher

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche

  1. brooch

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche f ‎(invariable)

  1. (mycology) sheathed woodtuft (Kuehneromyces mutabilis (synonym: Pholiota mutabilis)).

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin brocchus ‎(pointed, sharp).

Noun[edit]

broche f ‎(plural broches)

  1. (Jersey, cooking) spit

Derived terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin brocchus ‎(pointed, sharp).

Noun[edit]

broche f ‎(oblique plural broches, nominative singular broche, nominative plural broches)

  1. brooch, pin (jewellery)
  2. (cooking) spit

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (broche, supplement)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche m (plural broches)

  1. brooch
  2. clasp

Verb[edit]

broche

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of brochar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of brochar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of brochar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of brochar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French broche.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche m ‎(plural broches)

  1. clasp, brooch
  2. paperclip
  3. cuff link, cufflink
  4. (Argentina) clothes peg

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