Broaching Synonyms & Definitions

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• BroachingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Broach

• BroachDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A broad chisel for stonecutting.
  2. (n.) To spit; to pierce as with a spit.
  3. (n.) A spit.
  4. (n.) To make public; to utter; to publish first; to put forth; to introduce as a topic of conversation.
  5. (n.) A tool of steel, generally tapering, and of a polygonal form, with from four to eight cutting edges, for smoothing or enlarging holes in metal; sometimes made smooth or without edges, as for burnishing pivot holes in watches; a reamer. The broach for gun barrels is commonly square and without taper.
  6. (n.) A straight tool with file teeth, made of steel, to be pressed through irregular holes in metal that cannot be dressed by revolving tools; a drift.
  7. (n.) A spitlike start, on the head of a young stag.
  8. (n.) To enlarge or dress (a hole), by using a broach.
  9. (n.) An awl; a bodkin; also, a wooden rod or pin, sharpened at each end, used by thatchers.
  10. (n.) The pin in a lock which enters the barrel of the key.
  11. (n.) To shape roughly, as a block of stone, by chiseling with a coarse tool.
  12. (n.) A clasp for fastening a garment. See Brooch.
  13. (n.) A spire rising from a tower.
  14. (n.) To tap; to pierce, as a cask, in order to draw the liquor. Hence: To let out; to shed, as blood.
  15. (n.) To open for the first time, as stores.
  16. (n.) The stick from which candle wicks are suspended for dipping.
  17. (n.) To cause to begin or break out.