Meaning of BROACH in English

BROACH

transcription, транскрипция: [ brəutʃ ]

v. & n. --v.tr. 1 raise (a subject) for discussion. 2 pierce (a cask) to draw liquor. 3 open and start using contents of (a box, bale, bottle, etc.). 4 begin drawing (liquor). --n. 1 a bit for boring. 2 a roasting-spit. øbroach spire an octagonal church spire rising from a square tower without a parapet. [ME f. OF broche (n.), brocher (v.) ult. f. L brocc(h)us projecting]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.