broi|der

broi|der
broi|der «BROY duhr», transitive verb. Archaic.
1. to embroider.
2. Figurative. to adorn: »

The violet, crocus, and hyacinth, with rich inlay Broider'd the ground (John Milton).

[< Middle French broder < Old French brosder; influenced by archaic English broid braid]

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