brooch


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Synonyms for brooch

Synonyms for brooch

a decorative pin worn by women

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fasten with or as if with a brooch

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"Oh, Marilla, it's a perfectly elegant brooch. I don't know how you can pay attention to the sermon or the prayers when you have it on.
"Brooch or no brooch," he growled sulkily, "I recommend her not to forget her appointment in the library this afternoon.
I saw, for the first time, that the lost brooch was pinned in its place again.
"Where did you find your brooch?" The first words I could say to her were the words which put that trivial question at that important moment.
The inveterate distrust which weighs, night and day, on my spirits in this house, instantly roused me to warn her--just as the sight of the brooch had roused me to question her, the moment before.
I went out, as you know, to find my brooch, and I walked along the path through the plantation, looking down on the ground carefully at every step.
Before I could say anything to soothe her, she held out one of her hands, and I saw my brooch in it.
'Then let me pin your brooch on for you, now I have found it.' Her request was so unexpected, Marian, and she made it with such extraordinary eagerness, that I drew back a step or two, not well knowing what to do.
have I ever seen you before?' Her hands were busy fastening the brooch: she stopped and pressed them against my breast.
"Do I look fit to be seen with this little brooch?" said Lucy, going to survey the effect in the chimney-glass.
Well, you see I gave this brooch to somebody once, years ago.
Bagnet concludes that for such a case there is no remedy like a pipe, and fastening the brooch herself in a twinkling, causes the trooper to be inducted into his usual snug place and the pipes to be got into action.
And when they had gone up upon the well-fitted bed, first Anchises took off her bright jewelry of pins and twisted brooches and earrings and necklaces, and loosed her girdle and stripped off her bright garments and laid them down upon a silver-studded seat.
"So there came in three Ambassadors with a hundred servants all apparelled in changeable colours; the most of them in silks; the Ambassadors themselves (for at home in their own country they were noble men) in cloth of gold, with great chains of gold, with gold hanging at their ears, with gold rings upon their fingers, with brooches and aglettes* of gold upon their caps, which glistered full of pearls and precious stones; to be short, trimmed and adorned with all those things, which among the Utopians were either the punishment of bondmen, or the reproach of infamed persons, or else trifles for young children to play withall.
He also pinned several jeweled brooches to Jack Pumpkinhead's red waistcoat, and attached a lorgnette, by means of a fine chain, to the neck of the Saw-Horse.