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  • n. Plural form of brooch.

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Examples

  • Another possibility is that the lady with the brooches was a friend or confidante of Eanflaed, perhaps having come with her from Kent or perhaps having been given the brooch as a gift.

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  • One ring was marked with the initials "J.B.," supposed to be those of "James Bernard;" and on one of the brooches were the words

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  • The body was placed in the grave fully clothed, complete with jewellery and clothing fasteners such as brooches and belt buckles.

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  • Metalwork such as brooches, coins, iron nails, etc. are far more numerous.

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  • Among the other items Rykiel developed for H&M were accessories such as brooches, hair bands, pillows and slippers.

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  • In return the people were given iron jewellery such as brooches and finger rings, often with the inscription Gold gab ich für Eisen (I gave gold for iron) ...

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  • In wealthier neighborhoods, “there were many more well-dressed and highly-dressed coloured people than white; and among this dark gentry the finest French cloths, embroidered waistcoats, patent-leather shoes, resplendent brooches, silk hats, kid gloves, and eau de mille-fleurs, were quite common.”

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  • Anyway, here's a hostage to fortune - I hope to be back in the studio at the weekend finishing off two batches of work - the next generation of tentacled pots and a bunch of hyperbolic crochet coral brooches.

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  • There was an enclosed museum, which had some religious artifacts, pennannular brooches, and stonework that had been moved in to preserve them.

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  • Often, all she has to do for someone to ask for her business card is wear her estate-jewelry-inspired pendants, bracelets and brooches £1,000-£25,000 to social occasions.

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