Origin of broch
Examples from the Web for broch
So far the “broch,” or hill fort, was not unlike other hill forts and brochs, of which there are hundreds in Scotland.The Clyde Mystery|Andrew Lang
This urban agglomeration, Dr. Broch shows, has been 'due principally to causes which have operated in the rest of Europe.
The rest of that day was spent at Broch—delightfully spent, we know, since the Yarl was host.Viking Boys|Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
Probably the many hut circles which surround this Broch are of later date and were formed from its ruins.British Castles|Charles H. Ashdown
It occurs within the pentacle symbol engraved on a pebble from the Broch of Burrian, Orkney.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
British Dictionary definitions for broch
Word Origin for broch
Word Origin and History for broch
prehistoric stone tower of the Scottish Highland and isles, 1650s, from Scottish broch, from Old Norse borg "castle," cognate with Old English burh (see borough).