These questions were not broached, and it almost seemed as if the lawmakers were not even interested in the answers.
She added that Koch Industries had “good-faith concerns we broached with CPI” that remained unanswered.
Names broached have included former Treasury secretary Tim Geithner and former Fed vice chairman Donald Kohn.
It is time to resurrect an idea first broached by Ronald Reagan: eliminating Cabinet departments.
Even so, Rattner was surprised when he first broached the bailout to him.
But it was Sim who first broached the subject uppermost in the minds of all.
The subject had been broached, and that in itself was a great deal.
To ensure a fair measure of comfort, therefore, I took with me some tinned provisions, to be broached as necessity demanded.
What a medly of opinions have they not broached upon the creation of the world?
I mean in contradiction to Arminianism, and all the isms that were ever broached in this world of ignorance and error.
"pointed instrument," c.1300, from Old French broche (12c.) "spit for roasting, awl, point end, top," from Vulgar Latin *brocca "pointed tool," noun use of fem. of Latin adjective broccus "projecting, pointed" (used especially of teeth), perhaps of Gaulish origin (cf. Gaelic brog "awl").
"pierce," early 14c., from the same source as broach (n.). Meaning "begin to talk about" is 1570s, a figurative use with suggestions of "broaching" a cask or of spurring into action (cf. Old French brochier, 12c., "to spur," also "to penetrate sexually"). Related: Broached broaching.
A dental instrument for removing the pulp of a tooth or exploring its canal.