Synonyms for brooch

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Mary opened her hand, and displayed the brooch she had found.

It is your brooch that you requested me to get from the jeweler.

And the king gave him a brooch lovelier than any on the palace walls.

She chose a bright red one for a brooch, and bought it for a penny.

With curiosity all alive, Lucille took the brooch and looked at it.

The moonlight glistened on a brooch, which held the cloak together at her throat.

Holding the brooch closer to the light, he was able to decipher the inscription.

They are going on the clues I have mentioned—the brooch, the handkerchief, and the revolver.

He had it made into a brooch for Hazel Rath, and gave it to her as a birthday gift.

It is the brooch I saw in Mrs. Heredith's room which disappeared while I was downstairs.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French broche "long needle" (see broach (n.)). Specialized meaning led 14c. to distinct spelling.

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clasp

nounfastener; hold on something
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