broche

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed 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.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for broche in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French broche.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /brɔʃ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: broche

Noun[edit]

broche f or n (plural broches, diminutive brocheje n or brochetje n)

  1. A brooch.
    Synonyms: sierspeld, speld

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: bros

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French broche, from Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin broccus (pointy-toothed or prominent-toothed), ultimately from Gaulish, compare Old Irish brog (awl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche f (plural broches)

  1. (jewelry) brooch, pin
  2. (cooking) spit, skewer
    poulet à la brochechicken on the spit
  3. spike, peg

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

broche

  1. inflection of brocher:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

broche f (invariable)

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

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French broche, from Vulgar Latin *brocca, from Latin broccus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broche (plural broches)

  1. A spear or pike; a weapon for impalement.
  2. A spit; a rod for cooking meat on.
  3. A brooch; jewelry mounted on a pin.
  4. Any piece of jewelry or ornamentation.
  5. Any other long rod, pole, or needle.
  6. (rare, figuratively) Something very valuable.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

broche

  1. Alternative form of brochen

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old French broche, from Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin broccus (pointed, sharp).

Noun[edit]

broche f (plural broches)

  1. (Jersey, cooking) spit

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Vulgar Latin brocca, feminine substantive of Classical Latin broccus (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]

  • 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]

 

  • Hyphenation: bro‧che

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French broche.[1][2] Doublet of broca.

Noun[edit]

broche m (plural broches)

  1. brooch
  2. clasp
  3. (Portugal, vulgar) blowjob
    Synonyms: (formal) felação; see also Thesaurus:felação

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

broche

  1. inflection of brochar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

References[edit]

  1. ^ broche” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. ^ broche” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French broche.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɾot͡ʃe/ [ˈbɾo.t͡ʃe]
  • Rhymes: -otʃe
  • Hyphenation: bro‧che

Noun[edit]

broche m (plural broches)

  1. clasp, brooch
  2. paperclip
  3. cuff link, cufflink
  4. punch line (final, concluding statement)
  5. (Argentina) clothes peg

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