broach (v.) Old form(s): broach'd
draw out, set flowing, cause to spurt out [by piercing]
1H6 III.iv.40[Basset to Vernon] this blow should broach thy dearest blood
2H6 IV.x.36[Cade to Iden] Brave thee? Ay, by the best blood that ever was broached
3H6 II.iii.16[Richard to Warwick] Thy brother's blood the thirsty earth hath drunk, / Broached with the steely point of Clifford's lance
Tim II.ii.182[Timon to Flavius, of his friends] If I would broach the vessels of my love, / And try the argument of hearts, by borrowing
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