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.