broached spire

broached spire

broached spire
Same as broach, 1.
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The church has a splendid broached spire that is a landmark for miles around.
Austrey, in Warwickshire, is a gem, especially the pretty corner by the church with a graceful broached spire, the inn capped by dipping thatch and the restored 15th-century cross.