Brooch meaning

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A painting all of one colour, such as a sepia painting.
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A piece of jewelry that is worn on a piece of clothing, attached with a pin that clasps shut.
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A large ornamental pin with a clasp, worn by women, usually at the neck.
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A piece of women’s ornamental jewellery having a pin allowing it to be fixed to garments worn on the upper body.
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To adorn as with a brooch.
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The definition of a brooch is a large decorative pin worn as an ornament on clothing.

A flowered pin depicting pictures of roses that you attach to your clothing to dress up your outfit is an example of a brooch.

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Origin of brooch

  • Middle English broche pointed tool, brooch, pin broach1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Variant of broach.

    From Wiktionary