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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Broach \Broach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Broached; p. pr. & vb. n. Broaching.] [F. brocher, fr. broche. See Broach, n.] 1. To spit; to pierce as with a spit. [1913 Webster] I'll broach the tadpole on my rapier's point. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To tap; to pierce, as a cask, in order to draw the liquor. Hence: To let out; to shed, as blood. [1913 Webster] Whereat with blade, with bloody blameful blade, He bravely broached his boiling bloody breast. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To open for the first time, as stores. [1913 Webster] You shall want neither weapons, victuals, nor aid; I will open the old armories, I will broach my store, and will bring forth my stores. --Knolles. [1913 Webster] 4. To make public; to utter; to publish first; to put forth; to introduce as a topic of conversation. [1913 Webster] Those very opinions themselves had broached. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 5. To cause to begin or break out. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. (Masonry) To shape roughly, as a block of stone, by chiseling with a coarse tool. [Scot. & North of Eng.] [1913 Webster] 7. To enlarge or dress (a hole), by using a broach. [1913 Webster] To broach to (Naut.), to incline suddenly to windward, so as to lay the sails aback, and expose the vessel to the danger of oversetting. [1913 Webster]