Brochantite



a mineral, hydrous copper sulfate, Cu 4 (OH) 6 SO 4 , occurring in green fibrous masses and similar in physical properties to antlerite: formerly a major ore of copper.
Historical Examples

A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure

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    (in weaving tapestries) a device on which the filling yarn is wound, used as a shuttle in passing through the shed of the loom to deposit the yarn. woven with a pattern; brocaded. a pinstripe woven in the warp direction of fabric used in the manufacture of clothing. Historical Examples Chaucer’s Works, Volume 1 (of […]

  • Broches

    (in weaving tapestries) a device on which the filling yarn is wound, used as a shuttle in passing through the shed of the loom to deposit the yarn. woven with a pattern; brocaded. a pinstripe woven in the warp direction of fabric used in the manufacture of clothing. adjective woven with a raised design, as […]



  • Brochette

    a skewer, for use in cookery. en brochette [en,, on;; French ahn] /ɛn,, ɒn;; French ɑ̃/ (Show IPA) on a small spit or skewer: lamb cubes en brochette. Historical Examples The History of Pendennis William Makepeace Thackeray Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks Pierre Blot noun a skewer or small spit, used […]

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    noun a variant of brachah



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