Meaning of BROACH in English



Pronunciation: ' br ō ch

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English broche, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *brocca, from Latin, feminine of broccus projecting

Date: 13th century


2 : any of various pointed or tapered tools, implements, or parts: as a : a spit for roasting meat b : a tool for tapping casks c : a cutting tool for removing material from metal or plastic to shape an outside surface or a hole

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