Origin of broche
Definition for broche (2 of 3)
noun, plural bro·chés [broh-sheyz; French braw-shey] /broʊˈʃeɪz; French brɔˈʃeɪ/.
Definition for broche (3 of 3)
à la broche
Examples from the Web for broche
A broker was at first one who "broached" casks with a broche, which means in modern French both brooch and spit.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
Your broche is very well amelled: vostre deuise est fort bien esmaillee.'
The shuttle or bobbin of the high loom is called a broche, and that of the low loom a flute.The Tapestry Book|Helen Churchill Candee
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.