Word of the Day – July 30, 2012

broach (verb)

brohch

to bring up for conversation or discussion; introduce

It was in New York that it was first suspected that Charles Dickens would not be likely to approve American slavery; he had also at the Hartford dinner broached the very unpopular subject of an “international copyright law”; and the newspapers began extensively to exhibit that unfriendly feeling toward him which afterward became so violent and even malignant.
George W. Putnam     October 1870

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