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broch

(brɒk; brɒx)
n
(Fortifications) (in Scotland) a circular dry-stone tower large enough to serve as a fortified home; they date from the Iron Age and are found esp in the north and the islands
[C17: from Old Norse borg; related to Old English burh settlement, burgh]

broch

A circular, drystone Iron Age tower containing living quarters, common in the north of Scotland and thought to have been used as a fortified home.
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1) Den materialistischen Orientierungen seines Vaters nachkommend, studierte Hermann Broch Textilmaschinenbau und -technologie an der Wiener Webschule und an der Spinn- und Webschule zu Muhlhausen im Elsass.
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Burke started the day four shots off the lead but carded seven birdies and no bogeys at Golf Park Pilsen to finish 13 under par, two shots ahead of Denmark's Nicole Broch Larsen, who made a costly triple-bogey seven on the 16th.
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And Broch soon levelled as Scott Barbour knocked the ball down for West to neatly slot home with the instep of his right foot.