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broch

Definition of broch

  1. obsolete variant of brooch

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broch

noun \ˈbräḵ, ˈbrəḵ\

Definition of broch

plural

-s

  1. 1 Scottish :  a luminous ring around the moon popularly regarded as an omen of bad weather

  2. 2 :  one of the prehistoric circular stone towers found on the Orkney and Shetland islands and the Scottish mainland and usually consisting of double walls enclosing small apartments about a central court

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Origin and Etymology of broch

Scots broch, bruch, literally, borough, from Middle English (Scots) brugh borough, alteration of Middle English burgh


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