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brooch

noun \ˈbrōch also ˈbrüch\

: a piece of jewelry that is held on clothing by a pin and worn by a woman at or near her neck

Full Definition of BROOCH

:  an ornament that is held by a pin or clasp and is worn at or near the neck

Origin of BROOCH

Middle English broche pointed tool, brooch — more at broach
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Jewelry Terms

bijou, brilliant, chase, facet, lapidary, paste

Rhymes with BROOCH

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