Your broche is very well amelled: vostre deuise est fort bien esmaillee.'
The incidents of the 'broche' and 'pensel' are Chaucer's own; see Bk.
We woun' de thread on a broche, make like and 'bout de size of a ice pick.
Again, just below, read The incidents of the 'broche' and 'pensel' are also due to the same; see p. lxii.
The shuttle or bobbin of the high loom is called a broche, and that of the low loom a flute.
On the high loom, the instrument which holds the thread is called the broche, and on the low loom it is called the flute.
Specimens fattened by the Gaveuse Martin, all ready for the broche, used to be sold on the premises.
Bale oddly refers to this poem as De Vulcani veru, but broche is here an ornament, not a spit.
A broker was at first one who "broached" casks with a broche, which means in modern French both brooch and spit.