Origin of broideraltered (by associated, association with broid, obsolete variant, variety of braid) ; from obsolete brouder ; from Middle French broder ; from Old French brosder ; from Frankish an unverified form brozdon ; from Germanic an unverified form bruzda, point (from source brad) ; from Indo-European an unverified form bhrazdh- ; from base an unverified form bhar-, point, bristle
transitive verbbroi·dered, broi·der·ing, broi·ders Archaic
Origin of broiderAlteration (influenced by Middle English broiden, braided) of Middle English brouderen, from Old French brosder, brouder; see embroider.
(third-person singular simple present broiders, present participle broidering, simple past and past participle broidered)
- (archaic) To embroider.