Origin of brachMiddle English and Old French brache, back-formation from Old French brachez, plural of brachet, hunting dog from Frankish an unverified form brak; akin to Old High German brakko from Indo-European an unverified form bhrag-, to smell: see fragrant
The definition of a brach is a female dog.
An example of a brach is a female bloodhound.
Archaic a female hound; bitch
- But when she had got this to press she sent the proofs to Bordeaux, where a poet of some note, Pierre de Brach, revised them with the other annotated copy.