brooch

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English[edit]

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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.
  2. ^ On Language; Broaching the Telltale Brooch, William Safire, New York Times
  3. ^ The Grammarphobia Blog: On brooch, broach, and broccoli

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the noun Brooch ‎(fallow).

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Adjective[edit]

brooch ‎(masculine broochen, neuter broocht, comparative méi brooch, superlative am broochsten)

  1. fallow

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