Origin of broach
OTHER WORDS FROM broachbroacher, nounun·broached, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH broachbroach , brooch
How to use broach in a sentence
We were at the CIA recently, and I broached this question because it was front and center in our make-believe intelligence agency.‘Homeland’ Showrunner: ‘We Knew We Had to Plot a New Course’|Andrew Romano|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Names broached have included former Treasury secretary Tim Geithner and former Fed vice chairman Donald Kohn.Roger Ferguson Is Wall Street’s Fantasy for Federal Reserve Chairman|Daniel Gross|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These questions were not broached, and it almost seemed as if the lawmakers were not even interested in the answers.A One-Sided House Hearing Against Palestinian Reconciliation|Zaid Jilani|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some of the principals met at an airport, and center officials broached getting one of the sons on the board.Betty Ford Center's Messy Path After Former First Lady's Death|Lois Romano|November 9, 2011|DAILY BEAST
She added that Koch Industries had “good-faith concerns we broached with CPI” that remained unanswered.
The Margaretta, with no hand at her helm, broached to, and in a minute more the sloop came crashing against her.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
The yacht nearly broached to, while the next oncoming wave broke fairly aboard, filling the cockpit half-full of water.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
The officers in charge broached many casks of spirits, and as the liquid ran down the streets, a Greek was seen to set fire to it.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell
There came that kind of pause that happens when a subject is broached too big and difficult for the gathering.
It was to the Pentagram Circle that I first broached the new conceptions that were developing in my mind.