Broche



(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 7) — Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems Geoffrey Chaucer
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 2 (of 7) Geoffrey Chaucer
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves. Work Projects Administration
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 6 (of 7) — Introduction, Glossary, and Indexes Geoffrey Chaucer
The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880. Various
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 1 (of 7) — Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems Geoffrey Chaucer
The Romance of Words (4th ed.) Ernest Weekley

adjective
woven with a raised design, as brocade

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