Brooch (?), n. [See Broach, n.]


An ornament, in various forms, with a tongue, pin, or loop for attaching it to a garment; now worn at the breast by women; a breastpin. Formerly worn by men on the hat.

Honor 's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat. B. Jonson.

2. Paint.

A painting all of one color, as a sepia painting, or an India painting.


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Brooch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brooched ().]

To adorn as with a brooch.



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