brooch


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brooch

 (brōch, bro͞och) also broach (brōch)
n.
A piece of jewelry that is worn on a piece of clothing, attached with a pin that clasps shut.

[Middle English broche, pointed tool, brooch, pin; see broach1.]

brooch

(brəʊtʃ)
n
(Jewellery) an ornament with a hinged pin and catch, worn fastened to clothing
[C13: from Old French broche; see broach1]

brooch

(broʊtʃ, brutʃ)

also broach



n.
a clasp or ornament having a pin at the back for passing through the clothing and a catch for securing the point of the pin.
[1175–1225; Middle English broche broach]

brooch

pin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brooch - a decorative pin worn by womenbrooch - a decorative pin worn by women  
pin - a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
sunburst - a jeweled brooch with a pattern resembling the sun
Verb1.brooch - fasten with or as if with a brooch
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"

brooch

noun badge, pin, clip, fastening, clasp a sapphire brooch
Translations
بروشدَبّوس، مَشْبَك صِدْر للزينَه
brož
broche
rintakoru
broš
melltűbross
brjóstnál
ブローチ
브로치
sagė
piespraudesakta
brošňa
zaponka
brosch
เข็มกลัด
ghim hoa cài áo

brooch

[brəʊtʃ] Nprendedor m, broche m; (ancient) → fíbula f

brooch

[ˈbrəʊtʃ] nbroche f

brooch

nBrosche f

brooch

[brəʊtʃ] nspilla, fermaglio

brooch

(brəutʃ) noun
a decoration, especially for a woman's dress, fastened by a pin. She wore a brooch on the collar of her dress.

brooch

بروش brož broche Brosche διακοσμητική καρφίτσα broche rintakoru broche broš fermaglio ブローチ 브로치 broche brosje broszka broche брошь brosch เข็มกลัด broş ghim hoa cài áo 胸针
References in classic literature ?
Marilla wore her amethyst brooch to church that day as usual.
She has lost the little brooch I gave her for a keepsake on the day before her marriage.
The brooch had come undone as she spoke, and a sudden gust of wind blew the Queen's shawl across a little brook.
Then, with an air of serious reflection, unfastening her large jet brooch, "But you must change brooches, Maggie; that little butterfly looks silly on you.
When all were ready, the king sent them to her; but she got up in the night when all were asleep, and took three of her trinkets, a golden ring, a golden necklace, and a golden brooch, and packed the three dresses--of the sun, the moon, and the stars--up in a nutshell, and wrapped herself up in the mantle made of all sorts of fur, and besmeared her face and hands with soot.
Don't mention to anybody that I have taken charge of this brooch.
I judged him to be a bachelor from the frayed condition of his linen, and he appeared to have sustained a good many bereavements; for, he wore at least four mourning rings, besides a brooch representing a lady and a weeping willow at a tomb with an urn on it.
See here, I have brought a little brooch along with me.
Then raising from their lacquered gloom Old keepsakes, tokens of undying love, A golden hair-pin, an enamel brooch, She bids him bear them to her lord.
Ulysses wore a mantle of purple wool, double lined, and it was fastened by a gold brooch with two catches for the pin.
March gratefully, as her eyes went from her husband's letter to Beth's smiling face, and her hand carressed the brooch made of gray and golden, chestnut and dark brown hair, which the girls had just fastened on her breast.
Next day he took her in a little watch with a brooch to pin on her dress.