- A long pin, normally of metal or wood, used to secure food during cooking.
- (chess) A scenario in which a piece attacks a more valuable piece which, if it moves aside, reveals a less valuable piece. Compare pin.
- French: brochette , broche
- German: Spieíč
- Spanish: brocheta
- To impale on a skewer.
- (chess) To attack a piece which has a less valuable piece behind it.
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