brooch (n.)
jewel, ornament
Ham IV.vii.92[Laertes to Claudius, of Lamord] the brooch indeed / And gem of all the nation [i.e. the paragon]
LLL V.ii.614[Berowne to Holofernes, of the latter's face] Saint George's half-cheek in a brooch
R2 V.v.66[Richard alone] love to Richard / Is a strange brooch in this all-hating world
TC II.i.113[Thersites to Patroclus] I will hold my peace when Achilles' brooch bids me, shall I? >> brach (n.)
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