1. Woven or worked, as brocade, with gold and silver, or with raised flowers, etc.
Brocaded flowers o'er the gay mantua shine.
2. Dressed in brocade.
(Bro"cage) n. See Brokkerage.
(Broc"ard) n. [Perh. fr. Brocardica, Brocardicorum opus, a collection of ecclesiastical canons
by Burkhard, Bishop of Worms, called, by the Italians and French, Brocard.] An elementary principle
or maximum; a short, proverbial rule, in law, ethics, or metaphysics.
The legal brocard, "Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus," is a rule not more applicable to other witness than
Sir W. Hamilton.
(Bro"ca*tel) n. [F. brocatelle, fr. It. brocatello: cf. Sp. brocatel. See Brocade.]
1. A kind of coarse brocade, or figured fabric, used chiefly for tapestry, linings for carriages, etc.
2. A marble, clouded and veined with white, gray, yellow, and red, in which the yellow usually prevails. It
is also called Siena marble, from its locality.
(Bro`ca*tel"lo) n. Same as Brocatel.
(Broc"co*li) n. [It. broccoli, pl. of broccolo sprout, cabbage sprout, dim. of brocco splinter.
See Broach, n.] (Bot.) A plant of the Cabbage species (Brassica oleracea) of many varieties, resembling
the cauliflower. The "curd," or flowering head, is the part used for food.
(Broch"an*tite) n. [From Brochant de Villiers, a French mineralogist.] (Min.) A basic sulphate
of copper, occurring in emerald-green crystals.
(||Bro`ché") a. [F.] Woven with a figure; as, broché goods.
(||Broche) n. [F.] See Broach, n.
(||Bro*chure") n. [F., fr. brocher to stitch. See Broach, v. t.] A printed and stitched book
containing only a few leaves; a pamphlet.
(Brock) n. [AS. broc, fr. W. broch; akin to Ir. & Gael. broc, Corn. & Armor. broch; cf. Ir. &
Gael. breac speckled.] (Zoöl.) A badger.
Or with pretense of chasing thence the brock.
(Brock), n. [See Brocket.] (Zoöl.) A brocket. Bailey.
(Brock"et) n. [OE. broket, F. broquart fallow deer a year old, fr. the same root as E. broach,
meaning point ]
1. (Zoöl.) A male red deer two years old; sometimes called brock.
2. (Zoöl.) A small South American deer, of several species (Coassus superciliaris, C. rufus, and C.
(Brock"ish), a. Beastly; brutal. [Obs.] Bale.