broche

broche

[brohsh]
noun
(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.

Origin:
1880–85; < French: spindle, a pointed instrument; see broach

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broché

[broh-shey; French braw-shey]
adjective
1.
woven with a pattern; brocaded.
noun, plural brochés [broh-sheyz; French braw-shey] .
2.
a pinstripe woven in the warp direction of fabric used in the manufacture of clothing.

Origin:
1470–80; < French, past participle of brocher to emboss (linen), weave (cloth) with a figure. See broach, brocade

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broché (brəʊˈʃeɪ, French brɔʃe)
 
adj
woven with a raised design, as brocade
 
[C19: from French brocher to brocade, stitch; see broach1]

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