- bronzed grackle,
- brood bitch,
- brood bud,
- brood parasite,
- brood parasitism
Origin of brooch
Examples from the Web for brooch
Kate wore a gold shamrock Cartier brooch pinned to her chest.More Kids Planned Kate? No, One is Enough, At The Moment...|Tom Sykes|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a royal heirloom, the brooch is technically owned by the Queen, and was returned to the monarch after Diana's death.
Walters ended the interview by commenting on Albright's brooch.
A watch is much safer than a brooch: now let's see if we can get at it,' feeling in her belt.Elsie Inglis|Eva Shaw McLaren
He bought me the brooch before he would look at a knife or chestnut.Glories of Spain|Charles W. Wood
Just before I came down here my sister lost a brooch from her dressing-table.Johnny Ludlow. First Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
She hastily added an order for the brooch, finished the letter, and despatched it.Helen|Maria Edgeworth
A smile lit up the old lady's face as she looked at the brooch in her hand and then at Kathleen.Grey Town|Gerald Baldwin
Word Origin for brooch
early 13c., from Old French broche "long needle" (see broach (n.)). Specialized meaning led 14c. to distinct spelling.