(in weaving tapestries) a device on which the filling yarn is wound, used as a shuttle in passing through the shed of the loom to deposit the yarn.
Other definitions for broché (2 of 2)
woven with a pattern; brocaded.
a pinstripe woven in the warp direction of fabric used in the manufacture of clothing.
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How to use broche in a sentence
Your broche is very well amelled: vostre deuise est fort bien esmaillee.'Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
Ring ne broche ne habbe e ne gurdel imembret ne glouen ne nan swuch 65 ing ow ne deh to habben.
He brought with him some money, and more he afterwards received from the hands of La broche.
Item une robbe de Satin gris broche dor en facon dyeulx doiseaulx double de velours cramoisy.Mary Tudor, Queen of France | Mary Croom Brown
Item une robbe de drap dargent a louvrage de damas doublee de velours cramoisy broche dor.Mary Tudor, Queen of France | Mary Croom Brown
British Dictionary definitions for broché
woven with a raised design, as brocade
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