- Broacher Broach"er, n.
1. A spit; a broach.
On five sharp broachers ranked, the roast they turned. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
Some such broacher of heresy. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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broacher — noun see broach II … New Collegiate Dictionary
broacher — See broach1. * * * … Universalium
broacher — n. cutting tool; one who introduces a new subject … English contemporary dictionary
broacher — broach·er … English syllables
broacher — ˈbrōchə(r) noun ( s) : one that broaches or works with a broach: as a. : a broaching machine b. : the operator of a broaching machine c. : a worker who finishes holes in jewel beari … Useful english dictionary
turn-broacher — erroneous f. turnbroach … Useful english dictionary
broach — broacher, n. /brohch/, n. 1. Mach. an elongated, tapered, serrated cutting tool for shaping and enlarging holes. 2. a spit for roasting meat. 3. a gimlet for tapping casks. 4. (in a lock) a pin receiving the barrel of a key. 5. Also, broach spire … Universalium
broach — I. noun Etymology: Middle English broche, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *brocca, from Latin, feminine of broccus projecting Date: 13th century 1. brooch 2. any of various pointed or tapered tools, implements, or parts: as a. a spit for… … New Collegiate Dictionary
machine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. apparatus, contrivance, mechanism, device; motor, engine; airplane, car, bicycle, robot; organization, cabal; machinery. See vehicle, instrumentality, party. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A mechanical… … English dictionary for students
broach — /broʊtʃ / (say brohch) noun 1. Machinery an elongated and tapered tool with serrations which enlarges a given hole as the tool is pulled through the hole, which may be round, square, etc. 2. (in a lock) the pin about which the barrel of the key… … Australian English dictionary